Photo Essay: Women's March

On Saturday, January 21, a crowd of 250,000 people rallied in a show of solidarity to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump. The rally drew more people than expected and the march had to be canceled—the protesters flooded the streets.

By Feng Ye, Giovanna DeCastro, Brooke Nagler, and Camelia Malkami

Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon

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January 23, 2017

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Over 250,000 people made their way to Grant Park for a rally before the Women’s March in Chicago on Janurary 21st.

Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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The speaker asks the crowd to hold up their hands in a gesture that means "love" in sign language.

Brooke Nagler / The Chicago Maroon
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Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Police line up on horses to block off the protest.

Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Giovanna DeCastro / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Parents march with their children.

Giovanna DeCastro / The Chicago Maroon
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Protesters climb up to stand in front of statues.

Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Protesters wave their signs and shout at a passing train.

Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Giovanna DeCastro / The Chicago Maroon
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Giovanna DeCastro / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Protesters hold up home-made signs and posters

Camelia Malkami / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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Feng Ye / The Chicago Maroon
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A balloon soars over hundreds of thousands of people at the Women’s March

Giovanna DeCastro / The Chicago Maroon