On Saturday, January 21st, millions of people around the world gathered to peacefully protest the newly elected President, Donald Trump. Among their concerns, women's rights, healthcare, the environment, LGBTQ issues, immigration, and more. The Women's March in Washington DC alone garnered an estimated 1 million protesters. In Raleigh, officials estimate around 17,000 people marched to voice their concerns.
What a crowd in downtown Raleigh for the Women's March!
WRAL reports from downtown Raleigh to speak to a few of the many people who protested on Saturday:
Check out the comparison of the crowd at Trump's inauguration vs the crowd at the Women's March:
Crowd at Donald Trump's Inauguration:
Crowd at D.C. Women's March:
Learn more about the Women's March in Raleigh here: