SOURCE: Process History
by Gale Kenny
The Women’s March and related activism are similar to the 20th century political organizing of the United Council of Church Women.
Three past protests in particular opened up opportunities for movements like the Women's March to take place: the Woman Suffrage Parade of 1913, the Silent Parade of 1917, and the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Lauren Haumesser
Since the early 19th century, the women’s movement in the United States has broken along the lines of race, class, age and religion.
SOURCE: The Lily
by Rachel Vogelstein and Rebecca Turkington
Throughout history, women’s movements around the world have translated mass collective action into political, social and economic change.
According to data collected by Erica Chenoweth at the University of Denver and Jeremy Pressman at the University of Connecticut, marches held in more than 500 US cities were attended by at least 3.3 million people.
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