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The Women's March on Washington: Where we are a year later

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 01-02-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Last January, more than 400,000 peaceful protesters marched in the streets of Washington D.C. and an estimated five million participated in roughly 600 locations worldwide. The message was simple: “Women’s rights are human rights and...

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Return from the Women's March brings new perspectives

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 01-24-2017 under OPINION

  In the days before the Women’s March on Washington, I started receiving messages from family members and friends expressing concerns for my safety. Those concerns heightened on Friday, when activists became violent, reckless, and...

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Why I'm marching in the Women's March on Washington

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 01-17-2017 under OPINION

  I am not a sore loser. I am not a delicate snowflake. I am not an <insert insulting epithet here>. I am a human being.  And, I am marching because I feel inspired. Inspired to lock arms with thousands of my fellow humans who all...

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Locals can join national minute of silence at Apartment Lounge

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 01-12-2017 under NEWS

The video begins with a shot of stairs -- a symbol of rising up. The theme continues as the band BETTY sings their anthem, “Rise.” Women and men of all kinds raise their first fingers, then stand up. They are standing, said local...

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