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Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

"The most exciting thing is that I thought that I would have to raise my daughter to learn how to protect herself in a unsafe world, and I think that because of the work that Tarana has done and the work that I'm learning how to do, we actually have the opportunity to hand our children a different world", she continued.

But she's not the only star who stepped it up for their debut at the first ceremony of Awards Season.

Meryl has won eight Globes in competitive categories in the past and she also was the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award previous year.

Emma Watson brought Marai Larasi, executive director of the UK-based black-feminist network organisation Imkaan.

Meryl Streep with Ai-jen Poo at the 2018 Golden Globes. Each of us will be highlighting legislative, community-level, and interpersonal solutions that strengthen protections against sexual violence in our communities.

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The reasons why black was the chosen colour were detailed by actress-director Amber Tamblyn in her New York Times article. "Burke is also the founder of the "#MeToo." movement and co-founder of youth organization Just Be Inc. King was a trailblazer in the fight for women's equal rights, and equal pay in sport and the workforce. Nominee Emma Stone took tennis champ and advocate Billie Jean King, whom the actress portrayed in the film "Battle of the Sexes".

- Saru Jayaraman, a workplace justice advocate for restaurant workers, will be Ms. Poehler's guest. "Women in Hollywood have an opportunity to amplify the issues and to shine a light on things", she said Sunday night, emphasizing that sexual violence in Hollywood should not be elevated over the problem in other walks of life, but the opportunity to call attention to the widespread issue on the red carpet is one worth taking advantage of.

Woodley is set to bring Calina Lawrence, a Suquamish Tribe member and activist for Native American treaty and water rights. While on the red carpet the pop-country superstar spotted one of her idols, Meryl Streep, and it was all over.

So, in honor of female empowerment, we created a list of iconic actresses who've won in the past.

Walking the red carpet with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign, both women wore black in solidarity with the Time's Up movement, protesting against sexual abuse and harassment.


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