Latino activists who made an appearance at the Golden Globes
The night of the Golden Globe Awards was led by the #MeToo movement against sexual abuse in the entertainment industry, and the Latino community had its…
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The night of recognition of the latest productions on the big and small screen was marked by unforgettable events: the parade of personalities dressed in black in support of the victims and leaders of the Weinstein Effect, the wonderful speech of Oprah Winfrey and the incorporation of social activists to the event, as a vindication of the victims of harassment and sexual abuse in less publicized industries.
Famous personalities were seen on the red carpet and at the gala with labels on their dresses that read "Time's up", the war cry of a movement that seems to have no ceiling, in which women of power have joined a legal campaign in support of all women in all industries against the throes of abuse of power.
To clear up doubts about the seriousness of the matter, characters like Susan Sarandon (Thelma and Louise) and Laura Dern (Rambling Rose) brought as accompanists the activists Rosa Clemente and Mónica Ramírez, two Latin Americans who have led immigrant and labor movements in the country.
Community organizer, political commentator and vice presidential candidate on the Green Party ballot in 2008; her fight focuses on electoral activism and freedom for political prisoners in Puerto Rico. (http://rosaclemente.net/)
Co-founder and president of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, Ramírez has devoted more than two decades to the eradication of gender violence and the promotion of gender equality, with special emphasis on the case of rural and immigrant women. Mónica Ramírez was the co-author of the article published by the New York Times that gave birth to the TIMESUP movement. (https://www.alianzanacionaldecampesinas.org/)