Black People Politics : Your guide to post-inauguration demonstrations, marches and protests - March For Our Lives

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Protests Before, During and After the Inauguration

Protests were varied from Black Bloc to the massive Women’s March; it included blockades of entrances to the inaugural parade, people singing at the entrances to the parade and people urging a wide range of progressive policies, all of which were brought together by a mass march and a Festival of Protest ...

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History!’: Journey to the March on Washington feels like an end and a beginning

Lisa Belkin attended the Women’s March on Washington with a group of women from Louisville, Ky. On Friday she wrote about their daylong road trip, a story you can read here. On Saturday she joined them for the march itself ...

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/history-journey-to-the-womens-march-on-washington-ends-in-triumph-024856955.html


The scene in front of the U.S. Capitol during the Women’s March on Washington. (Photo: Joe Goldberg)




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Women's Marches around the world

A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women in over 600 cities around the world are expected to take to the streets in sympathy with the protest march in Washington. Yahoo News is providing continuous coverage of the global demonstrations ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/womens-march-around-world-slideshow-wp-164647205.html


Demonstrators across Madison Avenue during a women’s march, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in New York. The march is being held in solidarity with similar events taking place in Washington and around the nation. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)



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Trump on Women’s March protesters: ‘Why didn’t these people vote?


President Donald Trump questioned the more than 1 million people around the country who marched in protest of his presidency on Saturday and criticized the celebrities who joined the demonstrations.

“Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election!” Trump tweeted early Sunday ...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-on-womens-march-protesters-why-didnt-these-people-vote-154658590.html?.tsrc=daily_mail


Protesters gather during the Women’s March on Washington, with the U.S. Capitol in the background, on Jan. 21, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)



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Women's March Organizer Linda Sarsour Is Under Attack on Social Media
Less than 48 hours after the worldwide event, one of the women who helped plan it is facing Islamophobic attacks


One of the organizers of the Women's March is under attack this morning, following reports from conservative news sites like The Daily Caller that accused her of having ties to terrorists. Linda Sarsour, a Muslim-American woman, has been an activist for decades and is widely respected for her dedication to progressive causes ...

http://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/news/a42375/womens-march-organizer-linda-sarsour-is-under-attack/


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Was the Women’s March just another display of white privilege? Some think so.

The critics were women and men of color.

They saw privilege in the march that allowed hundreds of thousands of women — the overwhelming majority of them white — to march freely, beyond the borders of their permitted route in Washington, filling the streets in Los Angeles, effectively shutting down downtown Chicago, yet never encountering police in riot gear, never having to wipe away pepper spray, never fearing arrest ...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/was-the-womens-march-just-another-display-of-white-privilege-some-think-so/2017/01/24/00bbdcca-e1a0-11e6-a547-5fb9411d332c_story.html?utm_term=.e62e0062ae47


To some, the Women’s March benefitted from being a protest largely made up of white demonstrators. (Amanda Voisard/For The Washington Post)



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From a perch on a crane overlooking the White House, protester explains the resistance to Trump

Greenpeace USA activists scaled a construction crane to unfurl a giant banner reading “Resist” several blocks from the White House Wednesday morning.

Branding acts of protest and dissent as part of a larger “resistance” has become increasingly common in the months since Donald Trump was elected president ...

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/from-a-perch-on-a-crane-overlooking-the-white-house-protester-explains-the-resistance-to-trump-164639964.html?.tsrc=daily_mail




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After the women’s march, now scientists are planning their own march on Washington

Less than a full week into Trump’s tenure of President of the United States, and there’s already a second march planned, this time, scientists will march. Trump, a long-time climate change-denier has ordered media gags on the Environmental Protection Agency and the USDA ...

https://www.yahoo.com/style/women-march-now-scientists-planning-233455012.html





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