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For Dajerria Becton, Saturday will mark the end of a terrible period in her young life.     In June 2015, when she was just 15, a cellphone video taken outside a pool party in McKinney, Texas, went viral, showing police officer Eric Casebolt raising his baton toward her, dragging her by the hair, slamming her to the ground, pinning her and handcuffing her while she cried out for her mother.    Dajerria Becton and her guardian, Shashona Becton, sued him, the police department and the city of McKinney for $5 million. Last month the Bectons and other plaintiffs in the...

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In an interview with theGrio, Gloria Steinem slams so-called “white feminism," and credits Black Lives Matter for uprooting both sexism and racism.

The post Gloria Steinem says Black women taught her feminism, praises Black Lives Matter appeared first on theGrio.

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When Stacey Tisdale decided to create an event to empower Black women, one of the first people she called was feminist icon, Gloria Steinem.

The post Winning Play$ and TheGrio celebrate Black women and feminism with Gloria Steinem appeared first on theGrio.

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JOHANNESBURG —Having won this year’s election with more than 60 percent of the vote, South […]

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