SISTERHOOD SHARING SESSIONS | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | WOMEN TRAILBLAZERS SERIES-TARANA BURKE
Black History Month-Tarana Burke | A Brief History Of The #MeToo Movement
Tarana Burke is an American Civil Rights Activist and Senior Director at ‘Girls for Gender Equity.’ She is known for being the first to use the phrase “Me Too” in 2006, to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault in society.
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The phrase has since developed into the broader well-known #MeToo Movement. Soon after the public revelations of sexual misconduct allegations against Film Producer, Harvey Weinstein, actor Alyssa Milano encouraged women to tweet it to give a sense of unity and power as a collective. The response, many stories of sexual violence was shared throughout Hollywood and beyond.
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