Actor Cuba Gooding Jr is escorted handcuffed by NYPD officers as he exits the New York City Police Department’s  Special Victims Division (SVU) in Harlem, New York. Photograph: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr was charged on Thursday with groping a woman at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said. The Jerry Maguire acto(...)

Prof Anita Hill  Photograph:  Frank Miller

They were dramas that drilled into the most sensitive parts of the national psyche, searing and dividing us with lurid sexual images and racial grieva(...)