Women’s March on Washington
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The Women’s March on Washington had such an overwhelming turnout that some reports believed the procession would have to be canceled. After all, that’s what happened in Chicago. But the crowd marched on. “We are marching,” reads a statement released on Saturday afternoon. “We are marching straight ahead toward the Washington Monument to the ellipse of […]
During his first full day in office, President Trump saw more than 1 million people participate in coordinated women's marches in cities around the country and the world.
Among the thousands were Angela Davis, Alicia Keys, the Mothers of the Movement, and more — who all provided priceless moments to remember.
"Will the Women’s March on Washington be a space filled primarily with participants who believe that Black lives matter? I’m not sure, especially considering the attitudes of some who have publicly stated that they don’t want to hear calls for attendees to check their White privilege at the proverbial door,” Jamilah Lemieux explains in an op-ed at ColorLines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janelle Monae, Maxwell and Angelique Kidjo are set to perform at the Women’s March on Washington this weekend. Organizers of the event announced its performance lineup Wednesday. Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon and Emily Wells are also set to perform at Saturday’s march. “I am […]
On January 21, 2017, one day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, thousands are expected to gather in Washington D.C., in yet another march for women's rights.
The women's march, reportedly the largest protest surrounding Trump’s inauguration, is slated to take place on January 21, a day after he is sworn into office.