Burke says society often ignores Black girls' sexual trauma — and that the R. Kelly trial, coming after 25 years of allegations, highlights the "stark difference" in response to victims of color.
The disgraced former movie mogul was charged Wednesday with four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault charges in California. He is already serving a 23-year sentence in New York.
Born in Flames was made by pioneering underground filmmaker Lizzie Borden. She vanished from screens for decades, and now her work is being rediscovered.
Former casino mogul Steve Wynn has been accused of rape, sexual assault, and harassment. Still, politicians have continued to accept major campaign contributions from Wynn, who has denied wrongdoing.
The judge on Tuesday said it was unfair to include women who'd merely met Weinstein with those making more grievous charges. "Your settlement would create inequality among all of those people."
The 67-year-old former producer received nearly the maximum sentence for the counts he was convicted of last month. At the hearing, he compared the effects of the #MeToo movement to the Red Scare.
The New Yorker journalist, who led the reporting on the movie producer's decades of alleged sexual assault, hailed the bravery of the women who spoke up. Still, he said, "there's a long way to go."
Jurors in Manhattan spared the 67-year-old former producer the harshest penalty he might have faced but convicted him on two out of five counts. He faces the possibility of decades in prison.
The former megaproducer's legal team has rested its case, and only the closing arguments remain before jurors begin deliberations. Here are some points from the defense that they'll have to consider.
Prosecutors have said their piece; now it's time for Weinstein's legal team to take the stage. But before his rape trial moves on, here's a glimpse of the four biggest courtroom moments so far.