A new horizon. In the aftermath of widespread allegations of sexual harassment by powerful figures in the entertainment industry, Time’s Up – an initiative to protect and empower women in the workplace – made a unified call for change at the 75th Golden Globe Awards. From Hollywood names like Margot Robbie and Natalie Portman, to models Cara Delevingne, Adwoa Aboah, and RUSSH cover stars Taylor Hill and Helena Christensen, women and men were encouraged to wear black as a protest against sexual discrimination and abuse. The change is here.
Improving the world begins with ourselves. But recent events have made it glaringly obvious that we must turn our gaze outwards, too. To engage and importantly, to listen.
If you are interested in following/watching these protests unfold and learning more about the outrage, we’ve put together a list (which is by no means comprehensive but is a start) to the social media accounts you can follow for updates and insight.
This is not the time to talk. This is a time to listen and learn. Here are some essays, plays and movies that can help you gain a deeper view into racism and race relations.