Friday, December 15, 2017

How #MeToo Has Spread Like Wildfire Around the World

TIME magazine cover,

(...) "In fact, the MeToo campaign was created by a black woman, Tarana Burke, ten years ago, before hashtags even existed.

(...) "Time magazine named these and other such “silence breakers” as their 2017 Person of the Year, profiling not only Milano and Burke, but numerous other women who have spoken out as part of the #MeToo movement." Read the article: How #MeToo Has Spread Like Wildfire Around the World by Catherine Powell 12/15/17 Newsweek

Related articles:

" ‘Me too’ is about using the power of empathy to stomp out shame. ~Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement*" #MeToo and the do-gooders - Let’s show the extent of sexual assault and harassment among people “doing good” around the world. By Jennifer Lentfer Dec 6 The Medium

Letter: The #MeToo Movement has thrown due process out the window - Chicago Tribune

"Tarana Burke is a social activist. She is currently Senior Director of Programs at Girls for Gender Equity." Tarana Burke - Wikipedia

VIDEO: Tarana Burke on why she created the #MeToo movement — and where it’s headed by Chris Snyder and Linette Lopez Dec. 13, 2017 Business Insider

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