The March For Black Women rally took over the National Mall at around 9 a.m. with a a scheduled march through the city to Freedom Plaza. Organized bb Black Women’s Blueprint with help from the DC Rape Crisis Center, Marsha P. Johnson Institute and the National Economic & Social Rights Initiative, the powerful event was a gathering of Black women and their allies.
See some of the powerful photos below:
Powerful Photos From The ‘March For Black Women’ Rally was originally published on newsone.com
Channel your outrage into action today. #StandWithBlackWomen and join the #MarchForBlackWomen in DC, NY, or a sister march near you!— Planned Parenthood Action (@PPact) September 29, 2018
Don't forget to also follow these incredible orgs leading the way: @BlackWomensBP, @DCRapeCrisis, @NESRIorg, & @MPJInstitute #BlackWomenRise pic.twitter.com/3APeMfYASf
As black women, we are loudly proclaiming and fighting for gender and racial equity! It’s our turn to speak! It’s our turn to be heard! #MarchforBlackWomen #M4BW #BlackWomenRise #OneVote #DMV pic.twitter.com/UZxc1GWBu7— Jessica How Are Our Students Doing Giles (@jessicahdgiles) September 29, 2018
1.) Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act which expires- 9/30. 2.) Focus on intersectional women’s rights concerns like poverty, afford. housing, reprod. rights, & immigration protections. 3.) Reverse the CDC word ban. #MarchforBlackWomen #M4BW #BlackWomenRise #OneVote #DMV pic.twitter.com/ZN9uPyp7AE— Jessica How Are Our Students Doing Giles (@jessicahdgiles) September 29, 2018
"#MarchForBlackWomen have 3 demands! The first is the full reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, set to expire on September 30, 2018. #M4BW #BlackWomenRise with #OneVote" - @BlackWomensBP pic.twitter.com/DdPTjCxbvE— Media Diversified (@WritersofColour) September 29, 2018