VOA Weekly (11/24/2017)

November 28, 2017 07:00 AM
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On the November 24 edition of VOA Weekly: sexual harassment allegations are rampant in US politics, entertainment, media and daily life. The claims reverberate throughout the workplace, and in Washington, one woman is teaching other women the basics of self-defense against attacks. Meanwhile, a time arrives for giving thanks and giving back, with the week's unique Thanksgiving Day US holiday. At Washington's African American History and Culture museum, a walking kitchen tour, with the chef who is preparing thousands of meals every day now in the style of African American holiday cooking. Also, a Pakistani restaurateur, who came from poverty himself, gives out free meals year-round to the needy at his Washington restaurant. Finally, the holiday shopping season begins with so-called Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and while Santa Claus may stand for all good things, if he needs some help, the CW Santa school has been training jolly old St. Nicks since 1937.