The original ‘Silence Breaker’ who didn’t make that cover plus more kick-ass black women.

This is the sixth edition of “This week in black women,” a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. This week, I’m cheering for Atlanta’s mayor-elect, Tarana Burke, and two books sure to land on your wishlist. Support these women! Pay these women! Follow them! Encourage them! Let’s do this. “We see you”: Tarana Burke In 2006, activist Tarana Burke founded the Me Too movement as a way to help survivors of sexual assault and violence. More than a decade later, Burke’s work became part of a pivotal national conversation about survivors and sexual…

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