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Tarana Burke debuts powerful #MeToo PSAs spotlighting sexual violence survivors

Monday, January 28, 2019

"While the #MeToo movement has shed light on the ubiquity of sexual harassment, assault and rape, a majority of that spotlight has centered on the assailants: their horrific crimes, numerous cover-ups, eventual oustings and, sometimes, professional resilience.

A new set of powerful public service announcements rejects that status quo by bleeping out the name of a well-known perpetrator. Instead, the videos — from creative agency Deutsch and #MeToo movement creator Tarana Burke — focus on the dignity, humanity and healing of survivors of sexual violence.

The clips — which debuted online Monday after a private screening at the Sundance Film Festival — feature firsthand accounts and reflections from survivors, including Terry Crews. 'In the year that's gone by, I've learned that silence is violence,' says the 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' star in the video. 'I will not be shamed. I did nothing wrong.'"

Read the full article here.