Women’s March 2018

 

The line of marchers stretches down Market Street during the Women's March on January 20, 2018.
The line of marchers stretches down Market Street during the Women’s March on January 20, 2018. Photo by Phillip Kiefer.

Chattanooga’s 2nd Women’s March occurred on January 20, 2018. University Echo photographers were there to document the march.

Womens rights were not the only topic at the march as protesters brought up issues of race and class.
Women’s rights were not the only topic at the march as protesters brought up issues of race and class. Photo by Phillip Kiefer.
The line of marchers stretches down Market Street showing the incredible amount of support this movement has.
The line of marchers stretches down Market Street showing the incredible amount of support this movement has. Photo by Phillip Kiefer.
Aillian Kight and other marchers protest outside of the Chattanooga Aquarium. This is the second year of the women's march.
Aillian Kight and other marchers protest outside of the Chattanooga Aquarium. This is the second year of the women’s march. Photo by Phillip Kiefer.
Chattanooga local, Linda, proudly displays her sign that has been to countless women's marches since the early 70's.
Chattanooga local, Linda, proudly displays her sign that has been to countless women’s marches since the early 70’s. Linda said, “Don’t ever let anyone call you a girl because if they call you girl, you’ll get paid girls’ wages.” She also said that it was comforting to be able to “pass the torch” down to this upcoming generation. Photo by: Katie Haremski
Daughter raises a sign in honor of her 90-year-old mother. Her mother could not attend the march, but wanted her "me too" to be heard.
Daughter raises a sign in honor of her 90-year-old mother. Her mother could not attend the march, but wanted her “me too” to be heard. Photo by: Katie Haremski.
Marchers approach the Market Street bridge with signs "flying high". Hundreds of people marched in solidarity for equality and fair treatment.
Marchers approach the Market Street bridge with signs “flying high”. Hundreds of people marched in solidarity for equality and fair treatment. Photo by: Katie Haremski

About the Storytellers

“Women’s March 2018” was photographed by Katie Haremski and Phillip Kiefer.  Some of the photos featured here also appeared in the University Echo‘s story “Women’s March promotes gender equality, women’s rights.”

Katie Haremski.
Katie Haremski

 

Katie Haremski is a junior majoring in communication and minoring in sociology. She is a contributing photographer for the University Echo.

 

 

 

Phillip Kiefer.
Phillip Kiefer

Philip Kiefer is a junior studying communication and anthropology at UTC. He is a contributing photographer for the University Echo.

 

 

 

Copyright 2018, Katie Haremski & Phillip Kiefer, all rights reserved.

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