After just recently naming it’s 10 finalist, TIME has named it’s 2017 ‘Person Of The Year,’ or people of the year. This years honor goes to “The Silence Breaker.”
You might not be familiar with the term, but you definitely know their stories. “The Silence Breakers” are those that led the charge of the #MeToo movement that focuses on sexual harassment. Some of the people that share the face of the movement are Tarana Burke, Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Taylor Swift and Terry Crews.
It’s been a crazy few months for the #MeToo movement, which continues to grow, so it’s no surprise that when you ask Burke (the activist who founded the #MeToo movement in 2006 to help survivors of sexual violence, she says,”This is just the start. I’ve been saying from the beginning it’s not just a moment, it’s a movement…. Now the work really begins.”