Over the past year, Jackson has used her performances to highlight current social justice issues, sexual violence and police brutality.
Aretha Franklin was also an artist whose life and music was intertwined with civil rights and the struggle for black equality.
Hundreds of thousands of marchers in dozens of cities staged a massive Women’s March, seeking to deliver a powerful rebuke to the policies of President Trump.
Zwiener is part of a grassroots movement that could change America. Call it payback, call it a revolution, call it the Pink Wave, inspired by marchers in their magenta hats, and the activism that followed.
The leaders of the women’s march and over a thousand others rallied in Columbus Circle, forming a “human wall” outside Trump International Hotel on Wednesday. At least a dozen were arrested, reportedly for “civil disobedience.”
At the Women’s March, some protestors have been writing messages on sanitary pads and posting them on walls. Others have chosen to hang their bras on a tree.
The march, she said, is “mostly just a message of solidarity.”
On Saturday, women across the country and their supporters will descend on America’s capitol to march, unite and raise awareness for women’s rights and civil rights under Donald Trump’s presidency. Thousands gather […]
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