#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Launches New Hashtag Mobilizing Voters

Maria Perez
Oct 17, 2019 - 1:31
#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Launches New Hashtag 

The new hashtag, #MeTooVoter, was unveiled on October 15, the Associated Press (AP) reported. In an interview with the AP, Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement, said Democratic candidates need to use their platform to discuss issues of sexual violence in the country. “You can’t have 12 million people respond to a hashtag in this country and they not be constituents, taxpayers, and voters,” Burke told the AP. “We need these candidates to see us as a power base. So many people engage with survivors from a place of pity.” The #MeToo movement was launched in 2006 by Burke to help survivors...

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