Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of first-degree commission of a criminal sexual act and third-degree rape, but acquitted of two more serious charges.
The #MeToo movement was heavily credited with being a movement that took down Weinstein. Tarana Burke is the founder.
“If we turn a blind eye to the systems that they operate in, then we’ll just have another Harvey Weinstein. … That’s why we have to upend the systems,” says Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement and #MeToo International.
Democracy Now! also speaks with award-winning actress Rosanna Arquette, who was one of the first women to share details of Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.
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