Women Take to the Streets One Year Later, Still Committed to Fighting Trump Agenda

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By Kenneth Quinnell Women Take to the Streets One Year Later, Still Committed to Fighting Trump Agenda

On the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March, activists again took to the streets to demand equality and justice for all.

Here are some of the key tweets from events around the country:

The Women’s March was an incredible day for working women to make their voices heard. March on! #1YearSinceWomensMarch pic.twitter.com/YF6r70HLfW

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) January 18, 2018

Women are primary breadwinner for 40% of US families, so equal pay isn’t just a “women’s issue,” it’s an economic issue @lizshuler #WomensMarch2018 https://t.co/BobdgC1izY

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) January 21, 2018

600k in LA. 300k in Chicago. 200k in NYC. And tens of thousands more across the country, in cities big and small. #WomensMarch2018 was a massive success—and proof we’re not going away. https://t.co/NKcMbREKVD

— Randi Weingarten (@rweingarten) January 21, 2018

.@marybemcmillan, president of the @NCStateAFLCIO – “Workers’ rights are human rights, and human rights are workers’ rights.” #metoo “Don’t call me baby, it’s CEO!” #RallyOnRaleigh #womenlead #TimesUp pic.twitter.com/Gk6dpRLngD

— WomensMarchOnRaleigh (@WomensMarchNC) January 20, 2018

#WomensMarchNYC #WomensMarch2018 #resist #NeverQuit pic.twitter.com/WR883tyuMM

— DC37, AFSCME (@DistCouncil37) January 20, 2018

Timelapse: Watch thousands take to the streets of Cincinnati for the 2018 Women’s March @Enquirer pic.twitter.com/6J73iqKnvM

— Amanda Rossmann (@ARossmann02) January 20, 2018

We’re back! #WomensMarch2018 pic.twitter.com/A4JPS06Qev

— Machinists Union (@MachinistsUnion) January 20, 2018

Huge crowd of #SinglePayer supporters at the San Francisco #WomensMarch2018. Single payer is a feminist issue! #SB562 pic.twitter.com/OlvUqwEXzT

— NationalNursesUnited (@NationalNurses) January 20, 2018

IUPAT DC-5 Organizing Team out in support of Woman’s Rights @ Seattle’s Women’s Rights March 2018 pic.twitter.com/fmyCx02DEU

— josejose (@Josejos32147419) January 20, 2018

.@UFCW1428 were loud and proud at the Women’s March in Los Angeles this weekend! pic.twitter.com/ILIaSpJT74

— UFCW (@UFCW) January 22, 2018

Women’s March Milwaukee. Labor in the house. Solidarity! United in the struggle. pic.twitter.com/KEhv0UGpGn

— WI AFL-CIO (@wisaflcio) January 20, 2018

The Missouri AFL-CIO was out in force with the thousands of marchers today in St. Louis. The labor movement has always been on the forefront in this nation’s fight for equality and we aren’t stopping now! An attack on one of us is an attack on us all. #STLWomensMarch pic.twitter.com/i42Curpk1n

— Missouri AFL-CIO (@MOAFLCIO) January 20, 2018

Say it loud, say it proud! Labor Rights are Women’s Rights! 💪👏✊ #1uWomen @AFLCIO @womensmarch #WomensMarch2018 #1u pic.twitter.com/2bYBbP3hGs

— California Labor (@CaliforniaLabor) January 20, 2018

Thousands of women and men at the Capitol for the #WMCT2018 and thousands more still marching from the Corning Fountain pic.twitter.com/r2Whz8SjdH

— Connecticut AFL-CIO (@ConnAFLCIO) January 20, 2018

We marched in solidarity with our sisters today at the @WMWIndiana! Did you? Share your favorite signs! #WomenMarch2018 #Indiana pic.twitter.com/8qGSdP46Bz

— Indiana AFL-CIO (@INAFLCIO) January 20, 2018

The women of @iupatdc6 took part in the 2018 Women’s March on Public Square yesterday. “It was so empowering” commented an attendee. Our friend @BettySutton spoke to the crowd, more here: https://t.co/rvcJtJpjfO pic.twitter.com/DS96eRwPbg

— Painters DC 6 (@iupatdc6) January 21, 2018

Female veterans and soldiers have faced inequality for years. We march today to say that we will not tolerate inequality in our military ranks and veterans community any longer. #WhyWeMarch #WomenMarch2018 #unionveterans pic.twitter.com/64s1kboKJd

— UnionVeteransCouncil (@unionveterans) January 20, 2018

IOWA WOMEN DEFIANT AT WOMEN’S MARCH: THE SPEECHES, SIGHTS AND SIGNS https://t.co/rQHwal36Ld pic.twitter.com/1sKQCFdYj2

— Iowa AFL-CIO (@IowaAFLCIO) January 22, 2018

Our union sister Charlotte Hiatt has worked for the US Post Office for 27 years & is a proud member of @APWUnational local 130. She’s standing with working Hoosier women to demand equal pay! @AFLCIO pic.twitter.com/3DI6mXs8eg

— HHALF (@hharealaborfed) January 20, 2018

“There is no force in the world that is more powerful than those who have been denied justice and safety and dignity, because these things are our birthright.” –@aliciagarza #WomensMarch2018 https://t.co/aaGqzK3Jy5

— Domestic Workers (@domesticworkers) January 22, 2018

At UNITE HERE, we stand in solidarity with those participating every #WomensMarch2018 across the United States and Canada. Working together, we will stand up, fight back, resist, and advance.
#solidarity #unitehere

— UNITE HERE #SaveTPS (@unitehere) January 20, 2018

Culinary Union in the house! #WomensMarchNV #PowerToThePolls #WomensMarch #PowerToThePollsNV pic.twitter.com/t6WC2aCFy1

— The Culinary Union (@Culinary226) January 21, 2018

Women’s Marches end with eyes on the midterms https://t.co/0lNpQnNUWz #WomensMarch

— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) January 22, 2018

Kenneth Quinnell
Mon, 01/22/2018 – 00:03

Source: AFL-CIO

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