The Atlanta Police Department estimated 60,000 people were there, covering the streets of downtown Atlanta. It was just one of many marches planned across the world in response to Donald Trump becoming the nation’s 45th president.
As I arrived to Atlanta’s event near the Center for Civil and Human Rights, I could feel the determination and desire everyone there had to get their voices heard. …
Sarah Lucas, a sophomore at Milton High School, kicked off our coverage with a summary on Saturday, the day of the march.
I attended the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women Saturday through downtown with my mother and a few people who go to my mosque. I wanted my voice to be heard on issues like race relations and women’s rights, but also because I needed to see the hope and solidarity expressed on the faces and signs of fellow marchers in a historic moment I hope my children will someday ask me about.
Maya Martin, a senior at Warith Deen Mohammed High School, shares a reflection and photo gallery from her personal experience.