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“Me Too” Founder Tarana Burke Says Harvey Weinstein Being Jailed Was “Astonishing” But Far From The End Of The Movement

Tarana Burke started using the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of women who had been abused.
Eleven years later, it found global recognition after a viral tweet from actress Alyssa Milano, who was among the women who accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Investigations led to his imprisonment earlier this year.

The Diana Awards 2020: Here’s The Full Event

Prince Harry: “My wife said recently “My wife [Meghan] said recently that our generation and the ones before us haven’t done enough to right the wrongs of the past. I too am sorry – sorry that we haven’t got the world to a place you deserve it to be. Institutional racism has no place in our societies, yet it is still endemic. Unconscious bias must be acknowledged without blame  to create a better world for all of you.”

Flashback: How George Floyd Murder Sparked Off The Protracted Black Lives Matter Protests

Police brutality against black people sparked off Black Lives Matter Protests across the cities of America and the world

Black Lives Matter: The ‘Monopoly’ Analogy

Kimberly L. Jones: How Can We Win

Rev. Al Sharpton: We Were Better But FOR 401 Years You Have Kept Your Knee On Our Neck

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The Wars Black People Fight

How Africans Ended Up Being So Expendable

In a short video that Hollywood star, Salma Hayek posted on her Instagram platform, June 4, 2020, she makes an impassioned plea to her brothers and sisters, from Mexico and Latin America, to come around and lend support to the African Americans’ cause.

“To my Latin-American Community,” she started carefully, making cogent of the need to join the Black Lives Matter Movement and speak up against injustice. She, practically, was imploring them to drag themselves from their it’s-not-my-fight attitude, and rise to the occasion.

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Trevor Noah Contextualizes Black Lives Matter Protests In The Most Philosophical Way Ever

Trevor Noah Explains Race Relations In America

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Trevor Noah Ponders The Question Of Race Relations In America

For little over eighteen minutes, Daily Show’s Trevor Noah weighed in on the deep-seated anger and the whys and wherefores that sparked off the Black Lives Matter protests across the cities of the United States – and even abroad.

Noah, in his monologue, likened this whole conundrum to the game of Dominoes, explaining that while the tipping point of the protracted protests was George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man who was killed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by a policeman who knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes, the momentum of the Black Lives Matter Movement feeds off long-lasting frustration of African American people who have suffered long from multiple injustices, including the brutality of the Police.

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