Upcoming Brain Food Guest Chief Tarana Burke at Dillard University

Tuesday, 21 August, 2018

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Tarana Burke (born September 12, 1973) is an African-American civil rights activist from The Bronx, New York who founded the Me Too movement. In 2006, Burke began using the phrase "Me Too" to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault in society, and the phrase developed into a broader movement, following the 2017 use of #MeToo as a hashtag following the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegationsTime named Burke, among a group of other prominent activists dubbed "the silence breakers", as the Time Person of the Year for 2017. Burke attends public speaking events across the country and is currently Senior Director at Girls for Gender Equity

Venue

Dillard University
2016 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
USA

Event Contact

Communications

Phone: 5048164260

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Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822