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Women's Marchers Talk About Keeping Their Movement Alive, Long After Trump's Inauguration Fades

Will James
The Womxn's March on Seattle winds through the city on Jan. 21.

Saturday's women’s march drew more than 100,000 people into the streets of Seattle, just one day after President Donald Trump took office.

But as time goes on, protest movements tend to fade. So knkx reporters Will James and Warren Langford asked marchers how they plan to keep up their momentum — and incorporate their activism into their daily lives — long after the frenetic moment of Trump's inauguration has passed.

"In the midterm elections, for example, I'm actually going to phone bank and go knock on doors this time, instead of considering my vote to be all that I can do," said one participant, Lynne Anderson.

Here's more from some of the marchers: 

Will James reports and produces special projects, including podcasts and series, for KNKX. He created and hosted the Outsiders podcast, chronicling homelessness in Olympia for more than a year, in partnership with The Seattle Times.
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