Me Too Founder Tarana Burke Writes Letter


Me Too Founder Tarana Burke Writes Love Letter To Christine Blasey Ford

“We witnessed you show up for duty not as a superhero, but as a fully human woman,” Burke and others wrote in the letter.

Founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke, along with other advocates, wrote a heartfelt letter in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who in September testified that then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s.

“This letter is our love offering to her so that she has a constant reminder that there is enormous support for her and other survivors like her,” the letter, published Tuesday, reads. “We heard her. We saw her. And we believed her.”

The powerful letter comes just days after Kavanaugh was narrowly confirmed to the Supreme Court, despite Ford’s allegation that the judge pinned her to a bed and forcibly groped her when the two were in high school. Both Ford and Kavanaugh testified about the allegation in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in September, and the entire country listened.AMIBC® - VOTE! BE COUNTED! BE HEARD!

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