Saturday’s “We Shall Not Be Moved” march was composed by civil rights pioneer Rev. Al Sharpton, alongside a rally in front of Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day occasion. In any case, Trump, whose introduction will occur in under seven days, was additionally on marchers’ brains.
Holding umbrellas and packaged against temperatures in the mid-30s the group droned “No equity, no peace” and “We won’t be moved” additionally “We won’t be Trumped” and “Love Trumps loathe.” They cheered when one speaker referenced the remarks of Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who has said he won’t go to Trump’s initiation and, a meeting with NBC’s “Meet the Press” set to air Sunday, which he doesn’t think about Trump as a “real president.”
“We come not to appeal to Donald Trump, because he’s made it clear what his policies are and what his nominations are. We come to say to the Democrats in the Senate and in the House and to the moderate Republicans to ‘Get some backbone. Get some guts.’ We didn’t send you down here to be weak-kneed,” Sharpton told marchers at a rally after they strolled from the Washington Monument to a recreation center close to the Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance.
Sharpton approached marchers to contradict Trump’s candidate for Attorney General, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, and inquired as to whether they were eager to visit their legislators’ workplaces to contradict the designation. He let them know: “We need to make some house calls. We need to stay a little while.” He later told The Associated Press those visits, including various gatherings, would start inside the following 10 days.
Dissenters likewise accumulated Saturday to bolster worker rights at encourages around the U.S., incorporating into Washington, impugning Trump’s against foreigner talk and his vows to construct a divider on the U.S. – Mexican outskirt and to get serious about Muslims entering the nation.