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Organizers Of Women's March On Chicago Expect Thousands Saturday

Organizers for the Women’s March on Chicago said they expect tens of thousands of people to take to the streets on Saturday. It’s one of hundreds of rallies taking place around the country, just a day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. The marches aim to send a message to the new administration about the importance of women’s rights. The roughly two-mile march in Chicago starts near Jackson Blvd. and Lake Shore Drive on Saturday morning.

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Organizers for the Women’s March on Chicago said they expect tens of thousands of people to take to the streets on Saturday. It’s one of hundreds of rallies taking place around the country, just a day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. The marches aim to send a message to the new administration about the importance of women’s rights. The roughly two-mile march in Chicago starts near Jackson Blvd. and Lake Shore Drive at 10 A.M. on Saturday morning.

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