Tarana Burke

musical artist R. Kelly
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December 05, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A screening of an upcoming documentary detailing abuse allegations against singer R. Kelly was evacuated after phone threats were made to the Manhattan location where it was being held. The New York Police Department says the threats to the NeueHouse Madison Square came in Tuesday...
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Tarana Burke
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October 15, 2018 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. The groups, chosen in consultation with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, are focused on marginalized and underserved communities, including immigrant...
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Participants from the 8th annual March to End Rape Culture
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Hadas Kuznits
October 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the second phase of the #MeToo movement. A local advocate is reflecting on the changing culture. Monique Howard, executive director of Women Organized Against Rape , says women's voices have been amplified by the #MeToo...
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Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist who founded the Me Too movement, attends the 2018 Time 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
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Eric Walter
August 14, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The woman who started #MeToo will be speaking in Philadelphia on Tuesday night about the genesis of the movement that has united survivors of sexual abuse through the United States and around the world. Tarana Burke, an activist and filmmaker, and a survivor of sexual...
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Tarana Burke, founder of the MeToo movement, attends Variety's Power of Women: New York event in New York.
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May 10, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tarana Burke and her MeToo movement are getting a financial boost for their work fighting sexual violence. The New York Women's Foundation said it has raised an initial $1 million for a fund to support Burke and the movement she founded 12 years ago, with a goal of raising at least...
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