• Women's March Held in Des Moines to Urge Iowa Senators to Vote Against Supreme Court Nominee

    6 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - On Saturday, dozens of Iowans gathered for the Des Moines Women's March, a sister demonstration to the national Women's March in Washington, D.C. These events aimed to protest Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court.
    “I'm praying that people will stand up and say ‘hey, no this isn't right,'” said Rahemma Mayfield, a speaker at the Des Moines event. “The fact that you're trying to rush this in an election year, a month before election, and especially in such a crazy time.”
    The march began at Pappajohn Sculpture Park and ended at the Neal Smith Federal...
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  • Des Moines March Continues Legacy of Million Man March, 25 Years Later

    Des Moines March Continues Legacy of Million Man March, 25 Years Later

    6 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Twenty-five years ago, hundreds of thousands of Black men gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the Million Man March to rally for racial equity. On Saturday, a much smaller group marched through the streets of Des Moines, but they hope their impact can be just as big.
    “We are only 5% of the population, but when we look at the numbers, we are racially discriminated against and we're just not getting the right piece of the American Pie," said Justyn Lewis, founder and president of Des Moines Selma. "We're here just to share stories and share experiences so...
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