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Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs
Spurred by the multitude of sexual abuse scandals, top Hollywood executives have tapped Anita Hill to chair the newly formed Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace.

The commission made the announcement Friday following a meeting convened by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, Nike Foundation founder and co-chair Maria Eitel, Nina Shaw, and venture captialist Freada Kapor Klein.

“The Commission will not seek just one solution, but a comprehensive strategy to address the complex and inter-related causes of the problems of parity and power,” said Kennedy. “The fact that so many industry leaders—across film, television, music, digital, unions, agencies, Ata, AMPAS, television academy and guilds—came together, in one room, to explore solutions speaks to a new era.”

Hill went public in 1991 with allegations of sexual harassment during the Senate confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Since then, in addition to teaching law and policy at Brandeis University, Hill has been
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Will Weinstein Scandal Change Things for Women and Sexual Harassment? What You Need to Know

Will Weinstein Scandal Change Things for Women and Sexual Harassment? What You Need to Know
Millions of women have opened up about their sexual harassment experiences following the Harvey Weinstein scandal in an effort to make the issue more public.

The repercussions are already being felt: On Tuesday, Amazon studio head Roy Price resigned after being accused of sexual harassment last week.

From recalling horrifying instances on Facebook to sharing a simple #MeToo on Twitter, women everywhere have banded together to call for an end to sexual misconduct.

How will the movement change the workforce for women? And what can women do to stop the harassment? Here’s what you need to know.

Does more women speaking out help?
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Eazy-e's Daughter Celebrates His Birthday with Chevy Impala Photo Shoot

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Eazy-e may be gone, but he's certainly not forgotten -- his daughter made sure of it by posing for a sexy photo shoot with a Chevy Impala on his birthday. Ebie slapped on some lingerie and posed in front of the classic car her dad helped make more famous -- all to celebrate his Thursday birthday. Eazy would've been 53. We're told Ebie did the shoot with legendary West Coast photog Mike Miller, who worked with
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