5 Actresses Who Brought Activists to the Show — Golden Globes

Golden Globes 2018 pays tribute to strong women

She cofounded ROC in New York City after 9/11, together with displaced World Trade Center workers, which has organized those who work in restaurants to win workplace justice campaigns, conduct research and policy work, partner with responsible restaurants, and launch cooperatively owned restaurants.

- Marai Larasi, executive director of Imkaan, a British network of organizations working to end violence against black and minority women, will be Ms. Watson's guest.

We salute you, Marai and Emma! "We're here because of Tarana", Williams told Ryan Seacrest on the carpet. "She started the #MeToo movement".

Emma Stone will bring former pro tennis player and activist Billie Jean King, who she obviously portrayed in Battle of the Sexes. Susan Sarandon brought Rosa Clemente, a political commentator.

Marking 29 years since her first Golden Globes red carpet, Best Actress nominee Meryl Streep will likely be wearing black for Sunday night's ceremony as part of the Time's Up movement.

Time's Up, an initiative announced on January 1, is backed by hundreds of women in film, TV and theater, including many Hollywood A-listers - from "Broad City" star Abbi Jacobson to Passaic native Zoe Saldana - and has raised more than $15 million for a legal defense fund to support victims of sexual harassment and assault.

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Big Little Lies actor Shailene Woodley brought Lawrence with her to the Globes.

"As longtime organizers, activists and advocates for racial and gender justice, it gives us enormous pride to stand with the members of the Time's Up campaign who have stood up and spoken out in this groundbreaking historical moment", the statement read.

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"We want to encourage all women - from those who live in the shadows to those who live in the limelight, from all walks of life, and across generations - to continue to step forward and know that they will be supported when they do".

The #WhyWeWearBlack campaign is in full effect tonight ahead of the Golden Globe Awards, with actresses taking a unified stand in hopes to spark a larger discussion regarding the exploitation of those in Hollywood by powerful men.

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