Thousands fill Loop after Women’s March rally in Chicago draws 250,000 – Chicago Tribune

The rally began with light-hearted music but quickly moved into difficult discussions on racism, homophobia, xenophobia and gun violence. Samantha Marie Ware, a Chicago cast member of ‘Hamilton,’ became emotional on stage recalling how she, as a black woman, once felt as though she couldn’t accomplish her goals because of her race. She encouraged the women before her to stand up.

Source: Thousands fill Loop after Women’s March rally in Chicago draws 250,000 – Chicago Tribune