Tarana Burke Archives

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 2)

March 12, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

#MeToo was started for black and brown women and girls but they’re still being ignored

September 13, 2018

By Tarana Burke, founder #MeToo movement My favorite diner is in Montgomery, AL. When I lived there more than 10 years ago, as often as I could, I ate there. The staff was super friendly; the eating area was clean enough and the food was delicious. The servers were mostly black women; the main cook… [Read More]