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Filmmaker

9/19/2018
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As a producer of a short film, and one of the only women on the project, she tells the story of a teaching moment with a male colleague about sexualized remarks he made in a meeting that made her feel uncomfortable. But what she thought was a productive conversation turned into a case of retaliation.

Duration:00:04:45

Miriam Mayer

9/19/2018
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Miriam Mayer worked as a ghostwriter with an established male composer at the beginning of her career in Hollywood (one of the most underrepresented areas for women in the industry). Until one day when she went to his home-studio to drop of tapes of the music, he grabbed her by the shoulders and kissed her, leaving her anxious and scared to go back. “I really wanted/needed that job, it was a great opportunity, but I couldn’t go back. There was no one to report to.”

Duration:00:11:41

Tish Arana

9/19/2018
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The #MeToo movement has triggered a painful memory for actor Tish Arana, who says she received unwanted sexual attention from a Hollywood insider almost a decade ago.

Duration:00:17:24

Puppett

9/19/2018
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While working as an actor and director, Puppett says that colleagues often make her sexuality a topic of conversation in ways that she says are uncomfortable and unnecessary. USA TODAY’s 94% Project began in December 2017 with an exclusive survey in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Women in Film and Television and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The results showed that 94% of hundreds of women questioned say they have experienced some form of sexual harassment or...

Duration:00:03:22

Zakiya Moore

9/19/2018
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Zakiya Moore works for a camera rental house and gives out her business card with her personal number when networking. She says one man took advantage of the situation by continuously contacting her on a personal level until she blocked his phone number. USA TODAY’s 94% Project began in December 2017 with an exclusive survey in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Women in Film and Television and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The results showed that 94% of hundreds of...

Duration:00:05:02

Video editor

9/19/2018
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While working as a video editor, she experienced several instances of harassment, including an unwanted kiss from a much-older board member who grabbed her by the shoulders. Afterwards, she says HR warned her that reporting the incident could result in retaliation and being blacklisted. The experiences pushed her to leave the industry, leaving her grieving the career she lost.

Duration:00:04:27

Filmmaker

9/19/2018
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As a producer of a short film, and one of the only women on the project, she tells the story of a teaching moment with a male colleague about sexualized remarks he made in a meeting that made her feel uncomfortable. But what she thought was a productive conversation turned into a case of retaliation. USA TODAY’s 94% Project began in December 2017 with an exclusive survey in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Women in Film and Television and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center....

Duration:00:04:46

Ava Benjamin Shorr

9/19/2018
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Ava Benjamin Shorr is a director of photography and a transgender woman. It only took a few weeks after she transitioned full time to experience sexual harassment, she says. She believes more diversity in hiring practices can improve the experience for employees on set. USA TODAY’s 94% Project began in December 2017 with an exclusive survey in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Women in Film and Television and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The results showed that 94% of...

Duration:00:03:17

Morgana McKenzie

9/19/2018
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As a young camera operator, Morgana McKenzie says she was harassed by a colleague: He would rip the camera rig off her shoulders, yell at her if she gave him directions. The daily harassment turned into assault as he forced himself on her after giving her a ride home from set. USA TODAY’s 94% Project began in December 2017 with an exclusive survey in partnership with The Creative Coalition, Women in Film and Television and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. The results showed that...

Duration:00:13:08

Dwayne Johnson on childhood run-ins with the law

6/14/2017
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Dwayne Johnson had several run-ins with the law as a child, though he was never sentenced to juvenile detention. He talks about his father's limited involvement and what saved him. (Photo: AP)

Duration:00:01:32

Jesse Wiese, a former inmate, on the effects of prison and starting over

6/14/2017
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Jesse Wiese had a job when he was released from prison in 2006. He slung manure for about eight months before become the re-entry manager for Prison Fellowship. He managed 75 men coming out of the Iowa prison system.

Duration:00:01:30

Thomas Anthony Jones; Decatur, Ga.

4/7/2017
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Thomas Anthony Jones, a black professional who works in Decatur, says the cops don't admit when they are wrong, and that doing so would go a long way toward establishing better relations.

Duration:00:01:14

A triple treat for skywatchers

2/9/2017
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Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning: A "penumbral" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon — and the flyby of a comet. USA TODAY'S Charlene Washington and weather reporter Doyle Rice explain exactly what you'll be seeing.

Duration:00:06:58

The history of Inauguration Day weather

1/19/2017
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Friday's inaugural forecast calls rain during the swearing-in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Temperature-wise, though, the weather will be downright balmy compared to Barack Obama's first inauguration ceremony or Ronald Reagan's second — and definitely better than it was for No. 9, William Henry Harrison. He died of pneumonia a month after standing outside in the cold and rain with no hat or coat in 1841. USA TODAY's Charlene Washington and Doyle Rice talk about...

Duration:00:11:29

Warming up for the polar vortex

12/14/2016
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The polar vortex has always been around — we just didn't have a catchy name for this cold-front-on-steroids until the last few years. USA TODAY host Charlene Washington and weather reporter Doyle Rice explain exactly what it is and which parts of the USA will be the most affected over the next few days.

Duration:00:07:18

David Rimer; Indianapolis

12/7/2016
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David Rimer, a 59-year-old white male, carries a weapon and has been pulled over by police. He's been ticketed and his weapon has been confiscated. Listen to what he says is fair interaction during traffic stops. (Photo: Jack Gruber, USA TODAY)

Duration:00:01:10

Chris Christoph; Las Vegas

11/17/2016
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Chris Christoph, a white man married to an African American, describes his family's interaction with the police.

Duration:00:01:23

Send in the clowns: 'Patch' Adams on Putin, Trump and being a peace envoy

11/14/2016
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American clown and social activist "Patch Adams" tells USA TODAY's Kim Hjelmgaard in St Petersburg why he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin may hold the key to good relations between Moscow and Washington.

Duration:00:05:34

It happened. Trump's in. Now, can he repair the nation?

11/11/2016
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Donald Trump did what many couldn't have fathomed -- he won the presidential election. Can he unify the nation? Readers, Millennials and members of USA TODAY's Editorial Board respond. (Photo: AFP)

Duration:00:37:04

James Kudacka; Scandia,Kan.

11/10/2016
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James Kudacka from Scandia, Kan. comments on people not respecting the national anthem.

Duration:00:00:09