The Washington Post

One week after cancer patient, Rosa Segal, finished her final round of chemotherapy, she traveled five hours by bus to join the Women's March in D.C. Segal protested with her daughter, Eddy, against the repeal of Obamacare and the preexisting condition provision.

Friday’s ridership also was lower than an average weekday.

In sister protests spanning the globe, thousands of demonstrators stood in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington.

Hundreds of thousands of activists descended on downtown Washington for a rally and march, the day after President Donald Trump took office. The sheer number of attendees caused confusion and complicated logistics.

Madonna addressed the crowd during the Women's March on Washington.

Former secretary of state John Kerry takes a walk through the crowds and shakes hands with demonstrators during the Women's March on Washington.

Teresa Shook, the grandmother from Hawaii who launched the Women's March on Washington, says she did it for her granddaughters.

Singer Alicia Keys performed her song "Girl on Fire" at the Women's March on Washington after delivering some remarks to the crowds.

Sophie Cruz, who gained national attention in 2015 when she gave a letter to Pope Francis asking for his help in preventing her family's deportation, delivered remarks in English and Spanish at the Women's March on Washington.

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke at the Women's March on Washington beside other mothers whose sons died in connection with police activity.

Thousands are gathering in cities across the country in solidarity with the Women's March in Washington, D.C..

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), who skipped the inaugural ceremonies on Jan. 20, lambasted President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees at the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21.

Artist Aja Monet recited a poem titled "My mother was a freedom fighter" at the Women's March on Washington. Monet told the crowds that language is powerful and it was "the power of words" that got President Trump into office.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), an Iraq War veteran who lost both legs while serving, sent a message to President Trump at the Women's March on Washington, saying, "You will not roll back our rights."

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards pledged to the crowds at the Women's March on Washington that the organization would remain open. President Trump has expressed support for defunding it.

Democratic women lawmakers gathered on stage behind Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) at the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21. "There is nothing more powerful than a group of determined sisters ... standing up for what we know is right," Harris said.

Actress Ashley Judd recited a poem by 19-year-old Nina Donovan from her home state of Tennessee called “I am a nasty woman" at the Women's March on Washington.

Trans advocate and MSNBC host Janet Mock spoke at the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21.

CNN political commentator Van Jones reflected on the 2017 inauguration at the Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21.

Bob Bland, a co-founder of the Women's March on Washington told participants that when women come together "they can transform the world."

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