Fortune: How Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing could change the entertainment industry

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“’I was driving and screaming! Literally screaming!’ [Lili Bernard] tells Fortune. ‘At the conference, I had to read this Maya Angelou poem ‘Still I Rise’ and the first thing I said was, ‘Congratulations to my Weinstein survivor sisters.’ These women have become my friends and it’s this wonderful siblinghood of a very unfortunate commonality. That he was sentenced to 23 years, it’s not just a vindication for them. It’s the same thing I said when Cosby was convicted—it’s just a greater step in humanity because it’s showing that women’s voices are finally being believed, that we matter, that we’re worthy.’”

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