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Women’s March on Washington releases full list of speakers for rally

January 20, 2017

Organizers of the Women’s March on Washington have released the lineup of speakers booked for the rally preceding the march on Saturday morning, a day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president.

The extensive list includes a breadth of prominent names ranging from actresses Scarlett Johansson and America Ferrera; to liberal activist Michael Moore and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.

The rally will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, and people will begin marching west at about 1:15 p.m. Hundreds of thousands people are expected to attend. Organizers insist the march is to champion women’s rights, rather than to protest the new president.

Here is the full list of speakers:

Cecile Richards

Erika Andiola

Ilyasah Shabazz

Bob Alotta

Janet Mock

LaDonna Harris

Maryum Ali

Melanie Campbell

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Rhea Suh, Sister Simone Campbell

Sophie Cruz

Zahra Billoo

America Ferrera

Angela Davis

Gloria Steinem

Ashley Judd

Scarlett Johansson

Melissa Harris-Perry

Michael Moore

Amanda Nguyen

Randi Weingarten

Van Jones

George Gresham

Mothers of the Movement (Sybrina Fulton, Lucy McBath, Maria Hamilton, Gwen Carr)

Hina Naveed

Judith LaBlanc

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Aida Hurtado

Melissa Mays

Raquel Willis

Rosyln Brock

Sister Ieasha Prime

Mayor Muriel Bowser

Ai-jen Poo

Wendy Carrillo

Cynthia Hale

March co-chairs Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory.

March organizers also announced performances by the following artists:

Janelle Monáe


Angelique Kidjo

Toshi Reagon

Samantha Ronson

Emily Wells

DJ Rekha

MC Lyte

St. Beauty

Beverly Bond

Alia Sharief

DJ Rimarkable

Amber Coffman

Indigo Girls

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Climbing PoeTree