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Judge rules against Johnson & Johnson in landmark opioid case in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled against Johnson & Johnson in the state’s opioid case, forcing the company to pay $ 572 million in the first ruling in the U.S. holding a drugmaker accountable for helping fuel the epidemic. Calling the opioid crisis an “imminent danger and menace,” District Judge Thad Balkman said, “the state… Read More »

Planned Parenthood’s Alencia Johnson on how Hollywood can help highlight critical issues facing women

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Hollywood is finally seeing more Black women in positions of power who are working hard to tell our stories in an authentic and impactful way. These stories are crucial to amplifying real-life issues affecting our communities. TheGrio caught up with Alencia Johnson, Director of public engagement at Planned Parenthood Federation… Read More »