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#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke to Drop Times Square New Year’s Ball

HeadlineDec 19, 2017

And feminist activist Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement, will preside over the ceremonial countdown ringing in 2018 on New Year’s Eve in New York City’s Times Square. Ten years ago, Tarana Burke began “Me Too” as a grassroots movement to aid sexual assault survivors in underprivileged communities, where rape crisis centers and sexual assault workers were not going. In a statement, the president of the Times Square Alliance said, “Tarana Burke’s courage and foresight have changed the world this year, and, we hope, forever.”

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