Tag: Women’s March

Support the New and Improved Women’s March

Support the New and Improved Women’s March

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01/17/2020

Last January, our editorial board wrote that there were several fundamental problems with the Women’s March. Even though we stood by the movement’s founding principles, we advocated sitting out the march. Last year’s Women’s March was regarded by many as evidence the grassroots uprising grew out of anger at President Trump’s election and was unsustainable….

We Were Never Silent: Calling for a More Inclusive Feminism

We Were Never Silent: Calling for a More Inclusive Feminism

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02/15/2019

Coming to Washington, D.C., for college, I looked forward to my first Women’s March. In the weeks leading up to the event, I ordered red bandanas from Amazon to resemble Rosie the Riveter and scrolled through Pinterest for poster inspiration. When the day finally came, my roommate and I trekked across the Francis Scott Key…

Branching Out: Marching Towards a New Culture of Protest

Branching Out: Marching Towards a New Culture of Protest

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01/27/2019

According to Troubles I’ve Seen, Jervis Anderson’s biography of Bayard Rustin, whenever Rustin, chief organizer of the March on Washington, was asked to organize similar events, he would wisely reply, “If you bring off a good thing, you shouldn’t try to repeat it.” And a good thing it was: as Anderson’s book recounts, on a…

Carrying On: Feminism in the Age of Trump

Carrying On: Feminism in the Age of Trump

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02/03/2017

Women and men of all ages and ethnic backgrounds wearing pink hats with pointed, ear-like appendages on either side carried signs emblazoned with clever slogans: “There is no Planet B,” “Grab ‘em by the patriarchy,” “Let’s talk about the elephant in the womb,” and “I’ve seen smarter cabinets at Ikea.” Celebrities gave speeches. Marchers took…

Georgetown students join in Women’s March on Washington

Georgetown students join in Women’s March on Washington

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01/25/2017

More than 500,000 people gathered on the National Mall on Jan. 21 to advocate for a wide variety of causes as part of the Women’s March on Washington, and many Georgetown students were involved in both planning and protesting in the Women’s March. Madison Thomas (COL ’19), national coordinator for college engagement for the Women’s…

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