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#MeToo advocates vow the reckoning will continue after Weinstein's conviction is overturned

Apr. 26, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — #MeToo founder Tarana Burke has heard it before. Every time there’s a legal setback, the movement is declared dead in the water. A legal success, and presto, it’s alive again. So Burke, who nearly two decades ago coined the phrase “Me too” from her work with...

Ashley Judd, #MeToo founders react to ruling overturning Harvey Weinstein's conviction

Apr. 25, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court overturned Harvey Weinstein’s 2020 rape conviction on Thursday, saying the trial judge should not have allowed other women to testify about alleged assaults the movie mogul wasn't charged with. Here is some of the reaction to the decision: ...