99 imagesThe Climate March in Washington DC on April 29, 2017, was a flood of people shoulder to shoulder the entire width of Pennsylvania Avenue which took two hours to pass by the spot where I stood near the Navy Memorial. People know that the climate is changing because of CO2 emissions from fossil fuels. Unfortunately the political leaders in the US are tools of the fossil fuel industry. Nothing will happen to save the planet until that evil relationship is broken.
65 imagesIt was cloudy, misty, then actively raining, . But enterprising vendors sold rain ponchos and people poured out of the Smithsonian Metro stop anyway. Bill Nye spoke. Maya Lin spoke. Most people, scientists and enthusiasts alike, carried clever homemade signs or wore spanking new captioned T-shirts. Lots of anti-Trump signs, no surprise.
110 imagesI participated in this river of humanity flowing along Independence Avenue inn Washington DC on January 21, 2017. Using my Canon S120 I concentrated on capturing the hand made and homemade signs rather than the commercially printed ones. For those who have wondered what these women want, well, here it is!
33 imagesOn the one-year anniversary of the first Womens' March the day after Trump's inauguration in 2017, the resistance digs in with more women running for office and continuing to protest the Republican administration. These images were made of marchers outside the White House, where they had moved after speeches at the Lincoln Memorial. There seemed to be as many men and children as women alone, in an amiable but determined atmosphere. Most signs were hand made, home made, and heartfelt.