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Oak Park teacher behind R. Kelly protest wants men to step up, speak out

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Anthony Clark says he has lost some friends over his campaign against R. Kelly, and he can tick off their criticisms by heart: You don't know what you're talking about. Why don't you mind your own business? The girls wanted it. You're just doing this for publicity. He shrugs it all off. He says...
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R. Kelly Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations via Lawyer

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In an interview with the Associated Press, attorney Steve Greenberg refuted all claims made in “Survivng R. Kelly”
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State rejects proposed spring break concert starring R. Kelly in Springfield, citing security concerns

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R. Kelly won't be celebrating spring break in Springfield. The organizers of the Spring Break Jam concert, set to take place in April at the Illinois State Fairgrounds with the embattled R&B singer as “host,” had their application denied Thursday because of security concerns, according to officials. ...
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Cook County prosecutors flooded with calls about R. Kelly, but charges could be struggle, experts say

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Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office has been flooded with calls since she personally pleaded for any victims or witnesses to come forward with information about alleged sexual misconduct by R&B superstar R. Kelly. What follows could be a long road for both accusers and prosecutors given...
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Dream hampton on Surviving R. Kelly, Supporting Survivors and Why She Wants a ‘Social Death' for R. Kelly

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The documentary series Surviving R. Kelly , which aired on Lifetime in the first week of January, has prompted new interest in the R&B singer's alleged sexual misconduct with minors. Focusing on stories about his illicit behavior that have circulated for decades, the docuseries raises questions about the limited actions in response to these women's stories, especially in light of the MeToo movement, charges filed against Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby's guilty verdict.
The six-part series, executive produced by the filmmaker dream hampton, features interviews with survivors and parents of...
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