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Posters of the Women’s March

“No, see / spite is so much / easier than love, heavy / but I can hold it, / more stone / than water, more why / than how” – “Resignation” by Jameson Fitzpatrick

The posters at the Women’s Marches were varied, but pursued a unified message of equality and strength in diversity. Notable were the “We The People” posters developed by Shepard Fairey (see the “We The People” poster in the seventh photo below), the creator of the Obama “Hope” poster.

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The Setting of the Women’s March

“Perhaps, / the truth is, every song of this country / has an unsung third stanza, something brutal / snaking underneath us as we blindly sing” – “A New National Anthem” by Ada Limón

The San Francisco Women’s March began at the Civic Center, in which the City Hall was lit up pink. Despite there being heavy rain for almost the entirety of the march, the march continued for its entire duration without halt.

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The People of the Women’s March

“I, too, sing America.” –  “I, Too” by Langston Hughes

About 100,000 protestors participated in the San Francisco Women’s March. Notable were the pink “pussyhats” (see photo with pink hats) designed by Krista Suh and Jayna Zweiman to make a visual statement at the Women’s Marches and to represent women’s rights.

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