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Tarana Burke Praises Ava DuVernay For Speaking Out Against R. Kelly

“I asked a singer who I didn’t even think could have a connection to him, and she said, ‘Well, I don’t know...'"

Tarana Burke Brings #MeToo Tour To HBCUs For Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Continuing her crusade against sexual assault, Tarana Burke will take her advocacy on a tour of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) across the country…

#MeToo Movement Inspires Man To Confess To Witnessing A Rape In 1969

Earlier this month, 67-year-old Don Palmerine came forward about a rape he witnessed and participated in 1969, almost five decades prior. His reason for coming forward…

TIME 100: Tarana Burke, Tiffany Haddish, Cardi B And More Make ‘Most-Influential People’ List

TIME released their list of the 100 Most Influential People in the world, and many of the people included in the 2018 list were certainly the names on everybody’s lips…

Tony Robbins Delivers Apology After Tarana Burke Responds To #MeToo Remarks

After a clip from one of his events went viral this past weekend, life coach and motivational speaker Tony Robbins came under heat for his March 15 remarks about the…

A Long Road Ahead: #MeToo Founder Tarana Burke On Sexual Assault, Stigmas And Society

“I’m sorry I’m so late!” Tarana Burke sighs as she swings open the door to Harlem’s rustic ‘Food Bar,’ her frigid frame greeting mine with a warm embrace. New York City…

Oscars 2018: Meet The 10 Activists Spotlighted In Andra Day And Common’s Performance

Much like many nominees and winners at the annual Academy Awards, rapper Common and singer Andra Day used the live televised broadcast as an opportunity to shed light on…

Tarana Burke, #MeToo Campaign Creator, To Lead Times Square’s NYE Ball Drop

Tarana Burke, the creator of the #MeToo campaign which helps victims and allies stand up against sexual violence, has been selected to kick-off the 60-second countdown…