Saturday, January 20, 2018
TKC MUST SEE!!! LAST MINUTE LOCAL WOMEN'S MARCH 2018 GALVANIZES HUNDREDS OF KANSAS CITY SUPPORTERS!!!
Impromptu grassroots social media activism celebrated the anniversary of a historic demonstration against the rise of Prez Trump.
Today's rally offered support for DACA, Dreamers and women's rights with a dramatically smaller crowd that still remains committed to #RESIST according to their leaders.
Quick roundup . . .
"Around 200 people gathered at Brookside Park for a three-mile march to Unity Southeast church, near Swope Park, where Fikki is an interfaith minister. Kansas City’s #womensmarch2018 Brookside Park to Unity Southeast. Smaller than last year’s ~5,000, but organizers are estimating ~200 for this march/rally pulled together in the last 24 hrs."
Check the links . . .
KMBC: About 300 people rallied Saturday in Kansas City.
KCUR: One Year Later, Kansas City Pulls Together Another Women's March
Fox4: The theme for this year’s march is ‘Power to the Polls,’ urging women to vote, run for office, and campaign for one another. The Kansas City Women’s March ended with a rally at Unity Southeast Church. Those behind this local effort hope the march adds fuel to a movement with a long road ahead.
LA Times: At Women's Marches nationwide, setting sights on the ballot box and hailing #MeToo
You decide . . .