#MeToo creator will push button to drop New Year’s Eve ball in Times Square

Activist Tarana Burke founded the #MeToo movement 10 years ago.


By Alanna Vagianos, huffingtonpost.com

Someone very special will drop this year’s New Year’s Eve ball in Times Square.

Tarana Burke, who founded the #MeToo movement, will push the ceremonial Waterford Crystal button that will begin the 60-second countdown and release the iconic ball in New York City on Dec. 31.

Burke, a 44-year-old youth organizer who founded Just Be Inc., created the “Me Too” campaign in 2007, long before hashtags even existed.

Read more at https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tarana-burke-new-years-eve-metoo_us_5a381be9e4b0fc99878defc6?utm_hp_ref=black-voices&ir=Black%2BVoices&section=black-voices&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000051&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000051&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000051

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