What You Missed At The Black Women’s March In Sacramento.

Here’s what you missed at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, Saturday, June 9, 2018.

#1. Supporters came out humbled and grateful to show solidarity, to listen, & empower black women as they marched straight to the California State Capitol Hill Building in Sacramento.

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Mayor Steinberg (left) with supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)
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Supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)
Supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)

#2. Sponsor organization Black Women United Sacramento (BWUSAC.com) lead the  crowd with chants of affirmation.

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Black Women United Sacramento led the crowd at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)
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Supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)
Supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)
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Supporters at the Black Women’s March in Sacramento, June 9, 2018 (Photo by twitter)

#3. Local and State politicians participated or took to social media to raise awareness and lend support including Senator Kamala Harris and Senator Holly Mitchell.

“Black women find a way to support ourselves, our community, and our state.” Senator Holly J. Mitchell

#4. Rapper MC Lyte took the stage in front of Capitol Hill to give a speech.

“Prepare for your dreams and choose your words wisely because EVERYTHING is at stake.” MC Lyte
“Can I live? I demand the right to my life and my safety. And I will not stop fighting until it’s done. And neither should you, Black Women.” —Alicia Garza

#5. And to close the march, The Hundreds Unit performed.

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The Hundreds Unit performed at the #blackwomensmarch.
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The Hundreds Unit performed at the #blackwomensmarch.
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The Hundreds Unit performed at the #blackwomensmarch.

The march shined a light on the injustices & challenges faced by Black women every day in the USA and the march shows the Sacramento community stands in solidarity with Black Women United for change.

Please remember to vote at mid-term elections in November.

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