Feature: Tarana Burke

By Indira Midha     On Tuesday, September 18, Tarana Burke gave a talk at Foellinger Auditorium for University of Illinois students and community members. Tarana is the founder of the “Me Too” movement, providing survivors of sexual harassment or sexual assault with a supportive community, and the appropriate language to express their experiences in … More Feature: Tarana Burke

#MeToo Movement

By Maddy Talbert        While the #MeToo movement gained the most traction across media platforms in October 2017, this movement had existed for more than a decade. Tarana Burke, a social activist, created the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 on the social networking site Myspace. Burke used the phrase to “encourage empowerment through … More #MeToo Movement