Your Photos of the Mississippi Women’s March in Gulfport, Jackson, and Oxford

On January 21, 2017 – the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration – around 4 million people gathered across the country to protest in support of women’s rights, including thousands in Mississippi. In Jackson alone, over a thousand marched to protest Trump. Here are photos you submitted of marches in Oxford, Jackson, and Gulfport.

Oxford

The Women’s March in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Sarah Dutton.

The Women’s March in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Sarah Dutton.

The Women’s March in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Sarah Dutton.

The Women’s March in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Sarah Dutton.

The Women’s March in Oxford, Mississippi. Photo by Sarah Dutton.

 

Jackson

Rev. Brandiilyne Mangum Dear of Joshua Generation Church in Oak Grove, Mississippi, speaks at the Women’s March in Jackson. Photo courtesy of Rev. Brandiilyne Mangum-Dear.

Left to Right: Jasmine Topp is here to support women’s rights and Black Lives Matter. Aliah Green is here for women’s rights. “#mybodymychoice!” Ariella Chavarria is marching for LGBT lives, black lives, immigrant lives, and women’s reproductive rights. Taloya Walker says she’s here to unify women of all colors and backgrounds to get on one accord for the advancement of all women. Photo by Jack Sample. Caption by Ashley Locke.

From left to right: Robert Rusk is marching in solidarity. Karen Quay says she feels like Mr. Trump is dividing our country. “I want to do whatever I can to address the things that divide us, to keep us from becoming fascist. I want women to gather and build support and help people rise and love each other.” Bill Rusk says Trump campaigned on racism, and Mississippians can not let that stand. Chris Fitzpatrick is marching in honor of his late mother who fought for integration in New Orleans public schools. Photo by Jack Sample. Caption by Ashley Locke.

The Women’s March in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo by Jack Sample.

The Women’s March in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo by Jack Sample.

Chelsey Gladney is marching for equal rights for all. Also marching with her are Lauryn West and her mom, Amarylis. They are marching because they believe that Obama created a path for an equal future and Trump is trying to take it away. Photo by Jack Sample. Caption by Ashley Locke.

The Women’s March in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo by Jack Sample.

The Women’s March in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo courtesy of Rev. Brandiilyne Mangum-Dear.

The Women’s March in Jackson, Mississippi. Photo courtesy of Rev. Brandiilyne Mangum-Dear.

Gulfport

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Mary Ann.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Mary Ann.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Mary Ann.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Mary Ann.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Jane Clair Tyner.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Jane Clair Tyner.

The Women’s March in Gulfport. Photo submitted by Jane Clair Tyner.

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