Chants of support for equal pay echoed outside the Supreme Court as several women’s rights organizations spoke out against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the high court.
Organizers of demonstrations expected to take place across all 50 states on Saturday are calling for Americans outraged by Donald Trump’s immigration policies and the prospect of a supreme court swinging sharply right to put aside party differences and protest with one voice.
It took 13 days to organize Saturday’s demonstration against the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy and the detention of children and families. It was the fastest that organizers could patch something together.
Three weekends ago, Tarana Burke, Ai-Jen Poo and Mónica Ramirezaccompanied some of Hollywood’s most famous to the Golden Globes. Today, they are capitalizing on that moment with a small-screen event of their own dubbed the “State of Our Union.” Organizers say the protest offers counter-programming to President Trump’s State of the Union address.