Tarana Burke, Founder of the ‘#MeToo’ Movement to Accept the LA Press Club’s Impact Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement, will accept the Club’s Impact Award. The ceremony will take place at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 1 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Tarana has been on the forefront in the battle for racial justice and gender equality for almost 30 years. She has fought against sexual violence and systematic injustice affecting marginalized people — especially black women and girls. Among her many accolades and…

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New York Times’ Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who broke the Weinstein Story, to accept the L.A. Press Club’s Inaugural Impact Award

The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the two New York Times reporters who broke the Harvey Weinstein Story, will accept the Club’s Inaugural Impact Award. The ceremony will take place at the National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Gala on December 3 at the Biltmore Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. “These two intrepid women faced down Harvey Weinstein by exposing the sordid truth of the mogul’s decades long sexual misconduct and abuse. They did so in spite of the onslaught of threats…

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