Tarana Burke

1973 - Today

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Tarana Burke (born September 12, 1973) is an American activist from The Bronx, New York who started the Me Too movement. In 2006, Burke began using metoo to help other women with similar experiences to stand up for themselves. Over a decade later, in 2017 #MeToo became a viral hashtag appropriated by Alyssa Milano when women began using it to tweet about the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tarana Burke has received more than 1,445,050 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Tarana Burke is the 513th most popular social activist, the 14,162nd most popular biography from United States and the 93rd most popular American Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Tarana Burke ranks 513 out of 544Before her are Nikolay Alexeyev, Sonita Alizadeh, Lamiya Haji Bashar, Enric Duran, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, and Irom Chanu Sharmila. After her are Cindy Sheehan, Edvin Kanka Cudic, Ihor Kostenko, Death of Sahar Khodayari, Nisha Ayub, and Anjem Choudary.

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Among people born in 1973, Tarana Burke ranks 771Before her are Ruberth Morán, Evans Wise, Edvinas Krungolcas, Wilson Boit Kipketer, Kenichi Serada, and Lombardo Boyar. After her are Armen Mkrtchyan, Laurent Sciarra, Romildo Santos Rosa, Sudeep, Matthew Quick, and José Luiz Drey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tarana Burke ranks 14,162 out of 15,968Before her are Keyshia Cole (1981), Willa Ford (1981), Picabo Street (1971), Travis Van Winkle (1982), Katie Ledecky (1997), and Ralph Garman (1964). After her are Ernie Fletcher (1952), Columbus Short (1982), Mark Gorski (1960), Brandon Ingram (1997), Brie Bella (1983), and Marcus Hahnemann (1972).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In United States

Among social activists born in United States, Tarana Burke ranks 93Before her are Bill Ayers (1944), Jack Thompson (1951), Walter Reuther (1907), Edith Windsor (1929), Lizzie Velásquez (1989), and Ronan Farrow (1987). After her are Cindy Sheehan (1957), Linda Sarsour (1980), and Emma González (1999).

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