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:
J. Bob Alotta
Rabbi Sharon Brous
Rhea Suh, Sister Simone Campbell
Mothers of the Movement (Sybrina Fulton, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton, Gwen Carr)
Sister Ieasha Prime
Mayor Muriel Bowser
March co-chairs Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory.
March organizers also announced performances by the following artists:
Mary Chapin Carpenter
* Perry Stein covers D.C., Maryland and Virginia.