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January 19, 2019

What Saturday's Women’s March(es) looked like in Philly

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Philly women's march crowd 2 Janis Chakars/For PhillyVoice

An image from the Philadelphia Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.

The third annual Women’s March returned to Philadelphia on Saturday, while national marches were mired in controversy.

The Women’s March on Philadelphia, organized by a group called Philly Women Rally, saw thousands turn out on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

This Philly march wasn’t connected to the national marches that took place Saturday. A number of organizations, including the Democratic National Committee, dropped their support of the national Women’s March amidst allegations of anti-semitism against leadership of the March.

Another local march, the Women’s March organized by a group called Women’s March Pennsylvania, also took place on the Parkway.

It may have been hard at times to discern which group marchers were a part of, but the message — for women’s rights; against President Donald Trump — was clear.

Here’s what the march(es) looked like:

This is a developing story, and will be updated throughout the day.

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