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Greenpeace photobombed the White House with a giant "Resist" banner

On US president Donald Trump’s sixth day in office, Greenpeace activists scaled a construction crane near the White House to unfurl a banner with a simple message: “Resist.” 180 more words

Greenpeace protesters 'resist' Trump, climb crane in northwest Washington DC

The Greenpeace protesters climbed a crane in Northwest, D.C. and hung a 70×35 ‘resist’ sign.

WUSA 10:39 AM. EST January 25, 2017

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Gloria Steinem's Women's March on Washington keynote speech

“Sometimes we have to put our bodies where our beliefs are. Sometimes pressing ‘send’ is not enough”. — Gloria Steinem, Women’s March on Washington, Keynote Speech, January 21, 2017.

Politics

America's baby boomer women take to the streets for their rights, yet again

Women won the right to vote in America in 1920, after a hard-fought and sometimes violent battle, and the feminist movement of the 1960s ushered in a new era, during which women won rights ranging from sitting on a jury to getting a bank account to deciding whether to have an abortion. 1,039 more words

Women for and against Trump discuss women’s rights in a post-Obama America

The women who descended on Washington, DC, this weekend could be categorized by their headwear: red baseball caps versus knit pink hats shaped like cat ears. 2,264 more words

One out of every 100 Americans took to the street for the Women's March, according to estimates

On Saturday (Jan. 21), Women’s March protests flooded public spaces in hundreds of cities across the US. The size of the demonstrations, which appear to have been uniformly peaceful, was a surprise even to organizers. 218 more words

Women's March On Washington DC

January 21, 2017 is now marked in history as the day women (and men) gathered in cities all over the world to stand up for women’s rights.  191 more words