On Saturday 21st, 2017, members of the High Times staff and other affiliates attended the “Women’s March on New York City,” a sister march to the more prominent “Women’s March on Washington.” Marches held across the world on Saturday, in response to Donald Trump’s election and subsequent inauguration, drew millions of protesters to the streets of Washington, Manhattan, Los Angeles, London, and even more cities around the world. Below are photographs of the New York City demonstration, captured by High Times staff photographers.
A woman leaving the march continues to hold her sign high
A large crowd gathers in Dag Hammarskjold plaza before preparing to march.
A protester climbs a metal gazebo and rallies the crowd during a long delay
One protester references President Trump’s questionable political relationship to the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin.
Climate change was a surprisingly popular topic of protesters during the NYC march
A protester uses a famous quote by Malala Yousafzai, a young woman famous for her advocacy of women’s rights in Pakistan
A young girl joins the march outside of a Trump International hotel in Midtown
Health care was a prime topic of the protest, as President Trump vows to dismantle the Affordable Care Act