Senators, Activists, #MeToo Creator To Speak At Women’s Convention In Detroit

Senators, activists, #MeToo creator to speak at Women’s Convention in Detroit


The first national women’s convention in four decades is poised to kick off in Detroit. Detroit Free Press

Tarana Burke speaks at the March to End Rape Culture in Philadelphia on Sept. 28, 2014.
(Photo: Alex J. Udowenko)

From influential U.S. senators to grassroots activists, the speakers at the first national convention of the Women’s March are a powerful group.
Consider Tarana Burke, who created the original “Me Too” movement more than a decade ago. Her concept of empowerment through empathy became a Web rallying cry in October when women began using #MeToo on social media to show how prevalent …

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