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“This movement is constantly being called a ‘watershed moment’ or even a reckoning,” Tarana Burke told the audience at TED Women 2018. “But I wake up some days feeling like all evidence points to the contrary. ... It’s hard not to feel numb.”

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Tarana Burke is calling out the movement she started a decade before movie producer Harvey Weinstein was exposed for countless allegations of sexual misconduct. According to the Detroit Free Press, last week the activist gave the keynote at the Facing Race conference in front of the 3,500 people who flocked to Motor City in the name […]

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Every Root 100 gala is special, but this year was particularly momentous. Along with celebrating our 100 honorees, The Root also celebrated its 10th anniversary. Watch a recap of the beautiful night above.

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We celebrate black excellence every day here at The Root, but there’s one event where we celebrate the most influential black Americans of the year: our annual Root 100 gala.

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Former President Barack Obama has a message for you and your friends. He isn’t here for folks tired excuses for not participating in elections. In a new video with ATTN: Obama touches on seven excuses that people use for not voting. One excuse is: “ I don’t care about politics” and this is what he had to […]

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When #MeToo founder Tarana Burke heard about director Lee Daniels making a comedy based on the movement she created, she was livid.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 10, some of the most visible female activists of our generation joined forces to give their thanks, support and love to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford after her Sept. 27 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, compelling testimony that was nonetheless unable to thwart the confirmation of…

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If you’re active on social media, you may have been greeted with a very important anniversary this morning: the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement. Yay!

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“Tonight’s honorees represent our radiance and our royalty … Thank you all for showing the world how bright we shine and how hard we rock,” said Black Girls Rock! founder Beverly Bond, speaking to the audience at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center during the Black Girls Rock! Awards, which aired on BET on Sunday…

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Let’s be clear, the black vote is crucial in each and every election. And as history has shown, when it comes time to vote, black women get the job done.

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The ceremony won’t be televised until Sept. 9, but on Sunday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., black girl magic was on full display as an array of our established and future icons hit the red carpet for Black Girls Rock! 2018.

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Correction: August 21 at 2:04 p.m. EDT: An earlier version of this article mistakenly identified Rose McGowan as Rose Byrne.

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Following news that actress Asia Argento paid off a young actor who accused her of sexual assault, the founder of #MeToo warns against letting the report discredit the movement. Argento was one of the first women to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape, but according to the New York Times, the Italian screen star allegedly […]

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#MeToo founder Tarana Burke said disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s arrest is vindication for his accusers and survivors of sexual violence, but watching his perp walk isn’t what her movement is about. In an Instagram caption, which accompanies a clip of Burke’s MSNBC appearance discussing Weinstein’s Friday arrest, the #MeToo activist insists that supporters instead […]

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   A Harlem party for TVs upfronts Sunday night featured a host of celebrities […]

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Amber Rose has a bone to pick with the Me Too movement and its inclusion […]

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Big ups to @jodikantor @mega2e @JimDeRogatis @RonanFarrow @mccrummenWaPo @bethreinhard @AshleyJudd @salmahayek @MiraSorvino Lauren O'Connor @Lupita_Nyongo […]

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They were honoring stars of Hollywood, the media and literature, but it was longtime activist and MeToo founder Tarana Burke who got the biggest ovation at Variety's annual Power of Women event on Friday.

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#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke looks gorgeous on the cover of Hannah magazine, a publication created by a Black woman to celebrate Black women.

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Oscars 2018 was a night of wins and memorable moments! Here is #TheDownload for March 5th. It’s a celebration in Black Hollywood. Director and creator Jordan Peele became the first African-American director in history to win an Oscar at the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Peele won Best Original Screenplay for his horror film ‘Get Out.’ […]

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Time’s up on the #MeToo movement, at least according to Wendy Williams. The talk show […]

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When Democrat Doug Jones won the Alabama senate race in December, Black women were proclaimed saviors. A whopping 98 percent of Black women voted for Jones, putting the one-time long shot ahead of accused pedophile, Judge Roy Moore. While the Twitter memes and congratulatory hashtags went viral, the reality is that Black women have a […]

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Hard Candy is trying to get a trademark on #MeToo for their beauty products...

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We witnessed the #MeToo campaign become a viral sensation in recent months. All the more […]

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Long before hashtags and social media sites existed, activist Tarana Burke created the now viral […]

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