- 17 Feb 17
When more than four million women marched in the US, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump, it was a collective statement that they would resist the rotten terms of his presidency. Therein lies hope for the future...
Things will never be the same in America now that Donald Trump is installed in the White House. Might be worse, might be better. I’m going with better.
The key moment in the formation of the future came on the day after Trump’s harsh, sparse inauguration, when more than a million women marched in Washington, supported by hundreds of thousands of men, with a lilt in their steps and a song on their lips. “As we go marching, marching/ We bring the greater days/ For the rising of the women/ Means the rising of the race.”
The march mustered many more than had assembled to hear Martin Luther King declare, “I have a dream!”