Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement years before 2017’s numerous allegations of sexual misconduct across Hollywood, politics, and various other industries. Time Magazine recently announced that Silence Breakers and the #MeToo movement were chosen as the Person of the Year. We asked Burke about the movement and why she says she would never meet with President Donald Trump if she had the opportunity. Following is a transcript of the video.
Tarana Burke: Donald Trump has proven to be the kind of person who you can’t reason with, and who you can’t have a logical conversation with, and who I can’t imagine having a heart-to-heart conversation thinking that I would change something specifically about this person.
None of the evidence that I’ve seen in the last year shows me that that would be even worth my time. So I don’t know that I would sit down and have a conversation with him. Just to have him not change.
I’m interested in talking to people and dealing with people who are set and ready for change and action. Who get it. And who are looking for solutions. And I don’t think that he’s one of those people.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics