A “PEACE” flag waves over the crowd.

Lottie Gidal

An Estimated 500,000 People Protest at the Women’s March on Washington

11 photos that capture the spirit and power of the Women's March on Washington. The march occurred on Saturday, January 21 in Washington, D.C.

January 24, 2017

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Lottie Gidal

Young adults hold up a freedom banner.

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A “PEACE” flag waves over the crowd.

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Maya Durham

Approximately 500,000 people marched in D.C. Marches occurred in every continent across the globe.

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Maya Durham

Friends reunite at the peaceful protest while wearing the popular pussy hats.

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Maya Durham

There were many guest speakers at the event, including America Ferrera, Ilyasah Shabazz, and Angela Davis.

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Maya Durham

People around the world protested to end violence; fight for reproductive, LGBTQIA, worker's, civil, disability, and immigrant rights; and protect the environment.

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Maya Durham

There were 673 "sister marches" around the globe.

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Young adults climb rafters to see and listen to speakers over the vast crowd.

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The Women's March on Washington website reports 2,587,190 people marched on Saturday, January 21.

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Maya Durham

A man shouts in D.C.

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Lottie Gidal

A plastic form of President Donald Trump's face hangs off a pole.

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One Response to “An Estimated 500,000 People Protest at the Women’s March on Washington”

  1. ken berris on February 22nd, 2017 8:30 am
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    the marches inspired this song;

    https://youtu.be/V3xsJwlUFtQ

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