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Sun May 21, 2017, 01:46 PM

Womens March Organizers Deliver Powerful Message At New York Fashion Week

"Hear Our Voice"




Designer Mara Hoffman used her platform at New York Fashion Week to amplify the voices of the Women’s March on Washington organizers.


Activists Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory, Bob Bland and Carmen Perez gave a passionate speech before Hoffman’s show about their inclusive Women’s March movement, and the importance of empowering marginalized women.


“We stand together in solidarity, recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country,” Perez says in the video.

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“No matter where you are,” she said, “whether you’re a model, whether you’re a fashion designer, a singer, a performer, or even an activist like me, we all have a responsibility to stand up for the most marginalized.”


Hoffman is by no means the first designer to use NYFW as an avenue for making political statements. On Monday, Mexican-American designer Raul Solis had models walk the runway in underwear that read, “Fuck your wall” and “No Ban No Wall.”


Read More:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/womens-march-organizers-deliver-powerful-message-at-new-york-fashion-week_us_58a45ffae4b03df370dc161b?section=us_women

We are The Resistance...we are not going away.

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Sun May 21, 2017, 01:57 PM

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