Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a powerful message of social justice and equality at New York City’s Women’s March this weekend. During the speech, Ocasio-Cortez drew comparisons between this moment and the Civil Rights Movement, while emphasizing the importance of intersectional advocacy. “Justice is not a concept we read about in a book,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a rallying call for action.
The DNC has been removed from the sponsors list for Saturday's Women's March, which is now embroiled in controversy over accusations of anti-Semitism.
"There have been race, class and other conflicts from the beginning, with the suffragists. So this is not the first time there have been controversies around race in the women’s movement," says Zakiya Luna, assistant professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara.
Future Coalition is staging over 500 walkouts for millenials to vote. “We’re taking back control of the country. And if you don’t have the answers — well, we do.”