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USA: Here’s who will be speaking at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday

Friday 20 January 2017, by siawi3

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2017/01/18/heres-who-will-be-speaking-at-the-womens-march-on-washington-on-saturday/?utm_term=.2e05977dacdc

Here’s who will be speaking at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday

By Perry Stein *

January 18 at 5:57 PM

Photo: Angela Davis, UCLA professor and political activist, at a news conference in Los Angeles in 1969. (David F. Smith/AP)

The Women’s March on Washington just released a big list of speakers for its rally, which includes everyone from civil rights era icon Angela Davis to liberal activist Michael Moore and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.

The rally begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, and people will start marching west around 1:15 p.m.

[Here’s what you need to know about attending inauguration and other events that weekend.]

Here’s the full list of the speakers the march organizers released Wednesday afternoon:

Cecile Richards
Erika Andiola
Ilyasah Shabazz
J. Bob Alotta
Janet Mock
LaDonna Harris
Maryum Ali
Melanie Campbell
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rhea Suh, Sister Simone Campbell
Sophie Cruz
Zahra Billoo
America Ferrera
Angela Davis
Gloria Steinem
Ashley Judd
Scarlett Johansson
Melissa Harris-Perry
Michael Moore
Amanda Nguyen
Randi Weingarten
Van Jones
George Gresham
Mothers of the Movement (Sybrina Fulton, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton, Gwen Carr)
Hina Naveed
Judith LaBlanc
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
Aida Hurtado
Melissa Mays
Raquel Willis
Rosyln Brock
Sister Ieasha Prime
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Ai-jen Poo
Wendy Carrillo
Cynthia Hale
March co-chairs Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory.

March organizers also announced performances by the following artists:

Janelle Monáe
Maxwell
Angelique Kidjo
Toshi Reagon
Samantha Ronson
Emily Wells
DJ Rekha
MC Lyte
St. Beauty
Beverly Bond
Alia Sharief
DJ Rimarkable
Amber Coffman
Indigo Girls
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Climbing PoeTree

* Perry Stein covers D.C., Maryland and Virginia.