Trying to keep track of press coverage of the WMOR during and after the march. Attendance estimates are now up to 40,000 based on people studying and estimating based on pictures of the actual march.
Thanks to Sarah Moncelle for putting this together at https://womensmarchonraleigh.org/press/.
Day of the march, January 21, 2017, with women’s marches across the nation completely transfixing the news and media!
- Women’s March on Raleigh Draws 17,000 Supporters
Indy Week, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Thousands rally in women’s march on Raleigh
Technician, Saturday, January 21, 2017
This article includes quotes from many of the speakers in our rally program, including Nia Wilson from Spirit House, Allison Coffman from Carolina Abortion Fund, and MaryBe McMillan from AFL-CIO, among others.
- Organizers estimate 17,000 gather in Raleigh for Women’s March
WRAL-TV, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Tens of thousands of women protest Trump across North Carolina
WTVD-TV, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Women’s marches scheduled for several North Carolina cities
WWAY-TV, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Thousands pack downtown Raleigh for Women’s March
WNCN-TV, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- In North Carolina The Women’s March Continues in Raleigh
NPR, Saturday, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Women’s rally in Raleigh draws thousands in solidarity with DC march
News & Observer, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- Overhead Shots Show Massive Women’s March Crowds in Cities Across America
- Slate, Saturday, January 21, 2017
- In Raleigh, N.C., a Princess Leia sign reads: ’We are the Resistance’
Los Angeles Times, Saturday, January 21, 2017
Day after the march, January 22, 2017 – the estimates have increased to a minimum of 25,000, and possibly 40,000 people! A continuous wall of marchers streamed from Memorial Auditorium to Moore Square for 1.5 hours. Aerials from the Marriott and Moore Square parking decks are quite revealing.