On January 21, 2017, more than one million people marched in cities across the United States to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump. The largest crowd was in Washington, D.C. but dozens of other cities hosted marches, including Madison and Milwaukee. See our coverage below.
Madison, Wisc.- In a crowd estimated to be between 75,000 and 100,000 people Saturday afternoon, what filled the streets were thousands of pink hats and people holding signs emblazoned with vaginas, female gender symbols and phrases like “I am not a pretty girl” and “viva la vulva.”
Milwaukee- Nearly 400 women, men, children and even dogs took to the rain-soaked streets of Riverwest during the “Femme Solidarity March” on Saturday. The event drew inspiration from “The Women’s March on Washington,” which held concurrent marches across the globe.
Media Milwaukee spoke with some millennial voters at the Women’s March on Madison to find out what issues are most important to them.
Thousands of protestors filled the streets of Madison, wearing pink “pussy hats” to show their support for women’s rights.
From toddlers to senior citizens, protesters came together to fight back against President Donald Trump during the Women’s March on Madison.
The Women’s March on Madison featured many people who marched for rights decades ago and did not think they’d be doing it again.
The “Women’s March on Madison” was one of hundreds of marches that took place on Saturday January 21st in response to Donald Trump’s first day as the 45th president of the United States. In Washington and around the world, millions of advocates for women and minority rights took to streets to demonstrate.
Protestors were very creative in their sign-making. Media Milwaukee’s Melissa Leverenz captured some of the unique phrases and drawings.
Standing atop State Street in downtown Madison, Wisconsin as the seemingly never-ending mass of people marched towards you, you saw the signs and heard the chants for women’s civil rights. Although that fact is unsurprising considering that it was a ‘women’s march’, the wide degree of those chanting and carrying signs may have surprised you.