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Northern California Organizers Cancel Women’s March Due to ‘Overwhelmingly White’ Participants

PHOTO: KRCR/ABC News/File/Eureka Women's March January 2018

UPDATE: Eureka Women’s March Organizers Stand by Decision

By Marissa Papanek and Nazy Javid | 28 December 2018

ABC NEWS (KRCR) — A Women’s March planned in Eureka has been postponed by the organizers over fears that participants were not diverse enough.

The march was set to take place on Jan. 19, 2019, but leading up to the event, organizers pulled the plug, pushing for an event that “represents all members of the community.”

The announcement was met with mixed response on social media, gaining national attention. Some applauded the group for its decision, others expressed frustration. […]

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