Why I March

Man, I Feel Like a Woman

by  Sonia Sonseca C.  It is well known that culture is a powerful vehicle to transmit values in whatever the current era. So, let`s talk about the songs of those female artists throughout history who have chosen to use their music and livelihoods to bring order and give women their rightful place. Using the means …

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Help Us Build Women United March – January 25, 2020

Co-Chairs Becca Bernstein of Charlotte Women’s March, and Atreece Bailey of National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter kicked off WUM planning in September .  If you are interested in taking an active role in the planning and coordination of this important event, please sign up here. Holding the sign is the easy part…We need …

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Why Mary Marches

“Harness anger and convert it into energy… keep marching forward.” Mary Hopper first marched in the 1970s. Now, she’s in her 70s and still marching. “I do it because I see the rights we worked so hard for being steadily eroded,” said Hopper, a beloved civic and political leader in Charlotte. She joined the National …

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Why Jan Marches

“There were no female engineers when I first entered the work force in the  early-70’s and I got crazy looks when applying for jobs.  I had degrees from Duke, Carolina and NC State, yet I couldn’t get a credit card or a mortgage on my own. Think about how far women have come since those …

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