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Potts is sharing her first-hand account in an episode that underscores the intense pressure on victims of sexual harassment to stay silent and the high price of reporting the bad behavior of a powerful man.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
The Big Night Out features casino games, cocktails, silent disco, auction, and DJs as well as a host committee made up by millennials.How nonprofits are catering to millennials and rethinking the charity gala for younger generations|Rachel King|September 7, 2020|Fortune
The Republican leaders who stood with the Jewish community against hate last year have been silent to condemn it from their party chair, and that silence is deafening.Republicans’ Relative Silence on Krvaric Video Is Deafening|Jacob Mandel|September 1, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Meanwhile, an entire sector of “Christian” leaders has not only stood silent, they have actively encouraged mass gathering without masks.
I hope that the silent majority will come out in numbers like they did in 2016 and give him a decisive victory.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
Instead, black models are required to remain meekly, silently off stage, waiting for a turn that may never come.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the end of the hearing Gruber walked out silently, surrounded by cameras and accompanied by his lawyer.
Yasin silently drew the string of his bow and let loose an arrow.
Deprived of amplification, he silently stripped down and collapsed onstage.
They marched silently in twos behind him as he drove a heavily loaded wagon pulled by one horse.When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union|Michael Korda|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a moment Joe stood behind her, silently, looking over her shoulder at the signature of Isom Chase.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
"To R——," replied the man, as he turned silently and sullenly to retrace his steps.
She lit another cigarette, and for a few moments looked silently out of the window at the darkening woods beyond the lawn.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Here Mr. Samuel Weller, who had silently eaten his oysters with tranquil smiles, cried “Hear!”The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
They walked silently down the lane together, Gilbert sullen and mortified, Dorothy pitying but resolute.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie