Beyoncé Pledges Support for Women's March On Washington
The agenda for the women's march is intersectional, in its defense of human rights for all women.
January 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm
"Together with Chime for Change, we raise our voices as mothers, as artists, and as activists. As #GlobalCitizens, we can make our voices heard and turn awareness into meaningful action and positive change. #WomensMarch."
When it comes to the current political and social landscape and all the chaos surrounding it, celebrity responses have varied. Some have completely shied away from controversy, while others unapologetically embrace their wealth and privilege as an insulator from the social issues that impact the rest of us. Time and time again, Beyoncé has chosen to leverage her platform and extend her voice in support of equality and justice.
The list of entertainers set to perform at the national pro women's march is Janelle Monae, Maxwell, Rakim and MC Lyte. While Bey’s attendance has not yet been confirmed, Solange will be performing at the Peace Ball to be held on Inauguration night at The National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Organizers of The Women’s March on Washington, which takes place one day after the Inauguration on January 21st, have announced their Unity Principles which includes an intersectional agenda in defense of human rights for all women.
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