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Monday, January 23, 2017

Anti=Trump March Of Women Blocks Washington Streets

Hundreds of thousands of women, many wearing bright pink hats marched in Washington on Saturday in a mass show of opposition to US president Trump's agenda the day after Donald took office. The women's march in Washington was one of a series of street protests throughout the country and the world against the new president's often angry populist rhetoric. Trump has angered many liberal Americans with comments as seen demeaning to women, Mexicans and the Muslims ad worried some abroad with his inaugural vow on Friday to put 'Americans first' in his decision making. More than two million people flooded the streets of US cities in a peaceful day of women led protests
More than half a million people also swarmed the streets of Los Angeles in one of the largest rallies of protesters. Huge gatherings were also reported in Miami, Seattle, Denver and Philadelphia, just a few of the dozens of sister marches planned around the country. Tens of thousands more took to the streets of London. Paris and other cities in solidarity with US marches. Madonna made an unannounced appearance to join hundreds of thousands of people rallying for women's rights in defiance president Donald Trump. The pop icon had voiced despair and blamed women following Trump's shock election victory.

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