Women Takeover Downtown Raleigh With Puns And ‘Pussyhats’

Jan 23, 2017

Women and their supporters march to protest the Trump administration in Raleigh on Jan. 23, 2017.
Credit Jess Clark / WUNC

On Saturday, women and their supporters took to the streets of Washington, DC and other cities around the world to voice their opposition to incoming President Donald Trump. In Raleigh, marching women donned knitted pussyhats, the headwear that has become emblematic of feminist protest.

Host Frank Stasio speaks with WUNC reporter Jess Clark about the march in Raleigh and the range of issues protested including xenophobia and House Bill 2.