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Social media was on fire with photos from women’s marches around the world on Saturday and with good reason: Millions of women around the globe marched in support of , as well as to protest the of President Donald Trump.
The marches were inspiring, and the photos show just how many women (and men), of all races and ages are behind this movement. Check out the evidence:
Shepard Fairey, the artist behind President Obama’s iconic 2008 “Hope” poster, created new signs for the women’s march, featuring Muslim, Latino, and African-American women. “We thought (they) were the three groups that had been maybe criticized by Trump and maybe were going to be most, if not necessarily vulnerable in a literal sense, most feeling that their needs would be neglected in a Trump administration," Fairey told CNN. Protesters in Mexico City are pictured here carrying some of his work.
This adorable trio in Washington, D.C. was among the many girls who made their voices heard at the marches around the globe.
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According toFiveThirtyEight, an estimated 3.2 million people marched in 300 cities around the United States. In fact, more people may have turned out to the march in Washington, D.C. than to attend the inauguration the day before, perCNN. Here's a shot of the lively crowd walking down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.
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Jane Fonda (left) walked alongside Miley Cyrus in Los Angeles and later gave a speech, voicing her concerns about Donald Trump and women’s rights.
“We must not legitimize him,” Fonda said, per Billboard. “We know what he is up to... taking away our rights and our freedoms and our programs that protect us.”
Other celebrities that spoke at events across the country included Whoopi Goldberg, Natalie Portman, Gloria Steinem, Alicia Keys, and America Ferrera.
Trump’s characterization of Hillary Clinton as a “nasty woman” was reclaimed by protestors, appearing as a slogan of empowerment on everything from shirts to signs to face paint (as shown by this marcher in Los Angeles).
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Hidden Figuresstar Janelle Monae started her speech in Washington, D.C. by reminding people that women were behind the biggest men in history. “I wanna remind you that it was woman that gave you Dr. Martin Luther King Jr,” she said. “It was woman that gave you Malcolm X. And according to the Bible, it was a woman that gave you Jesus.” She also urged women to embrace their differences “even if it makes others uncomfortable. You are enough.” Monae said women must continue to fight for what they feel is right: “Whenever you feel in doubt, whenever you want to give up, you must always remember to choose freedom over fear.”
Many marchers, including this protester in Washington, D.C., reminded us that the proposed policies of the new administration harken back to a more restrictive time.
The theme “love trumps hate” showed up in peaceful marches around the world, as seen with this subtle-but-powerful hand gesture from Paris, France.
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