sexual harassment

On Monday, May 17, DJ Olivia Dope accused Joe Budden of sexual harassment after leaving her gig at the Joe Budden Network a few months ago. The rapper turned podcaster has responded to her allegations.

DJ Olivia Dope had accused Joe Budden of sexual harassment. A former member of the See The Thing Is podcast that is part of the Joe Budden Network, she took to Instagram to detail how the rapper turned media mogul objectified and belittled her, which she says led to her quitting the show.

The Washington NFL Team is once again in the news for causing offense, but this time it's not over their racist name.

At a time when companies across the company are reckoning with their toxic work cultures, media companies are now on the chopping block for their role in treating employees of color and women unfairly and subjecting them to abuse. According to published reports, Complex is now under scrutiny by former staffers for perpetuating what they describe as a racist and sexist workplace, with many speaking out despite their nondisclosure agreements. In an open letter posted to Twitter, former employee Tiffany Wines wrote about the “daily microaggressions Complex culture is notorious for,” and specifically called for the resignation of Jay Salim and Arman Walia, both senior employees at Complex.

Actress Afton Williamson, who played the role of Talia Bishop on ABC’s The Rookie, has quit the show amid claims of sexual harassment and assault along with racial discrimination. In an Instagram post, Williamson announced her departure while naming those who carried out the alleged acts.

Morehouse College finds itself at the middle of tackling a controversy, this after a pair of students claim a male faculty member sexually harassed them. DeMarcus Crews, who works in an administrative directorship role at the college, has been placed on unpaid leave while officials continue to investigate.

Fox News has a PR nightmare on their hands yet again after reports that a host on its Fox Nation streaming service sent sexually explicit texts to his former co-host. The network split the pair apart after co-host Britt McHenry filed a sexual harassment complaint, but as of now, Tyrus still has a gig.

Touré Neblett, who commonly goes by his first name, was one of the many commentators who appeared in Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docu-series and has been vocal about blasting other predators via social media. A woman is accusing the veteran journalist of sexual harassment and the charges are explosive.

White privilege and police insensitivity have proven to be a deadly mix. A lawman who turned the blind eye to a Latina in peril has turned in his badge.

As many on Twitter already know, Talib Kweli always has time to address an issue drawn against him. When his former music partner Res issued a claim of sexual harassment, the Brooklyn rapper had the receipts to show the case had no merit.