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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Anything Goes - Women's March in NYC Today by Joan Tavolott

Today I participated in the Women's March in NYC to protest and show support for women's rights and the rights of all people on this planet. It was a great feeling to be a part of something so important and special. The news reports estimated the crowd in NYC to be over 400,000 people. I had hoped to do more sketches, but it was so crowded and we were marching most of the day. I did sketch this before we joined in with the marching.


10 comments:

  1. Good for you, Joan. Love your sketch. We must resist hatred!

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  2. I had never heard of this gathering before. Saw some news items about it plus your post on fb. I'm amazed you managed any sketching at all Joan, good for you.

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  3. great sketch! I marched in the march here in OKC OK yesterday too! I was impressed that the expected crowd expected of 4,000 more then tripled in count. The signage and creativity in costuming was amazing. Sorry I am so late getting around but...I made it!!! Have a great week and thanks for stopping by my desk earlier! Vickie #54

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  4. hOORAY FOR YOU, jOAN! I wish I'd been there! Or in a local march!

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  5. Bravo you and all who marched! Love your capture of this bit a great memory for you of this historic event!

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  6. Thanks Beverly, Jean, Ann, Okienurse, Donna and Lynn. It was an empowering feeling to be with so many people who wanted to voice their opinions.

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  7. As an artist and knitter I appreciate this image, including the pusseyhats. Such a bright day in a dark, dark tunnel.

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  8. Thanks, Lifesastitch! Hopefully the marchers and activists will help bring a little light to the darkness.

    June, thanks so much. I was hoping to do more sketches but I was also carry a sign, so it made it hard to sketch.

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