The protest songs of the period differed from those of earlier leftist movements, which had been more oriented towards labor activism and adopting instead a broader definition of political activism commonly called social activismwhich incorporated notions of equal rights and of promoting the concept of "peace". The music often included relatively simple instrumental accompaniment, including acoustic guitar and harmonica. Many Americans still remember Odetta 's performance at the civil rights movement's March on Washington where she sang Oh Freedom.
Pussyhat Project[ edit ] Sewn and knit pussyhats being worn on a plane to Washington D. The Pussyhat Project was a nationwide effort initiated by Krista Suh and Jayna Zweiman, a screenwriter and architect located in Los Angeles, to create pink hats to be worn at the march for visual impact.
Suh, from Los Angeles, wanted a hat for the cooler climate in Washington, D. The project launched in November and quickly became popular on social media with overdownloads of the pattern to make the hat. Those hats optionally contained notes from the crafters to the wearers, expressing support.
They were distributed by the crafters themselves, by yarn stores at the points of origin, carried to the event by marchers, and also distributed at the destination.
The photo of Talai with the sign went viral over the internet. And the question is, at the march, what kind of organizational structures or movements will also be present to help people know how to channel their energy for the next day and for the long haul?
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Listen to the needs of the immigrant community. Listen to the needs of workers. We stand with you. We are the new American resistance. He was particularly critical of Shia LaBeouf and march participant Miley Cyrussaying "they have a lot of followers" and felt their stances were "teaching treason".
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