Tarana Burke arrives for VH1’s Trail Blazer Honors on February 20, 2019 in Hollywood, CA (Shutterstock.com).
#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke’s April 19 visit to Florida A&M University (FAMU) ended abruptly after a university employee interrupted her and prevented her from speaking about a program that had not been reviewed by the university.
The activist, who advocates for young women and victims of sexual violence, was visiting the historically Black university as part of her #MeToo HBCU (historically Black colleges and universities) tour. Burke was joined by scholar Yaba Blay and the two spoke about the #MeToo Movement and the HBCU tour, according to student newspaper The Famuan.
“It isn’t a witch hunt, it isn’t an agenda war,” Burke said. “It’s a global movement, it’s about healing in action, supporting survivors and doing the work to end sexual violence.”
Burke began the movement in 2006 to raise…
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