"My role is more than just playing football," he said. "You realize you have a platform. You have resources. ... You inherit responsibilities because of that," Levy said. "I think you’ve got to use your voice and speak for people and try to help put the spotlight on people who won’t be heard because they're not an athlete."
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Female journalists are facing a '"relentless" barrage of attacks and harassment, with nearly a third considering leaving the profession as a result, media support organizations have warned.
Organizers of the action say it will be the first multi-state strike in the US specifically targeting sexual harassment and that they have been emboldened by the #MeToo movement against harassment and sexual assault.
Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year, but it can be prevented. It requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – each whose “one thing” adds a valuable and powerful component to transforming our communities.
The new charges bring to a total of nine girls from three states who prosecutors say underwent the illegal procedure at a Livonia medical clinic since 2015.
"As the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is set to expire at midnight, September 30, 2018 when we rally in New York City and march on the National Mall in Washington, DC September 29, 2018, our mass mobilization is a reminder that what matters to Black women must be spoken and prioritized."