Love this post. And love all the women, and men, who showed up in all kinds of funky weather to march.
We feel good about yesterday. We woke up this morning feeling better than we have since before the election. We exerted ourselves and we marched in solidarity with millions of others around the globe. We thought we were alone in a dystopian fascist world, but now we know we aren’t. We feel better. More comfortable.
The march was so diverse, we are saying to one another. There weren’t just white people there. And wasn’t it nice that the cops were so supportive and smiley? No arrests. No violence.
I’m only talking about myself, but there is a reason we don’t like to be criticized. There is a reason we get so defensive when someone points out that maybe the reason the Women’s March didn’t result in any arrests wasn’t because our obedience was rewarded but because it was so heavily attended by white people. There is a reason we don’t…
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