15 Congresswomen on Why They’re Wearing Black to the State of the Union

Source: The Cut

By Katie Van Syckle

Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

“The #MeToo movement and the Time’s Up campaign are linked by one very important message: unity. In wearing black to the State of the Union, we are saying ‘we hear you, we’re with you, we are fighting for you.’ We must take full advantage of this moment as an opportunity to raise awareness and inspire real, lasting change so that no one needs to say ‘me too’ ever again.”