The Million Woman March was a protest march held on October 25, 1997, on the Benjamin Franklin Park Way in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The march was founded by Phile Chionesu, a grassroots activist, human rights advocate and entrepreneur. Chionesu and other central figures intended to help bring social, political, and economic development throughout the black communities of the United States, as well as reinforce hope, empowerment, unity and sisterhood. The women of the march called for three things: repentance for the pain of black women caused by one another, and the restoration and resurrection of African American family and community bonds. The march included music, prayer and speeches by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Sista Souljah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Attallah and Ilyasah Shabazz, and Dr. Dorothy Height. A message was read from Assata Shakur from her exile home of Cuba.
This is a vintage item that was produced in 1997. Due to the nature of vintage clothing, this item may have minor, age appropriate wear and tear. Please review the photos for damage and our return policy.
The tag on this piece indicates a size XL. Based on 2018 sizing charts, we agree that it would best fit a size XL. Please review the measurements below.
Body Width: 22.5"
Full body Length: 27.5"
Sleeve Length: 8"
BLK MKT Vintage and Philadelphia Printworks bring you Reclaim BLK, a collaborative collection of new and vintage apparel, steeped in African American cultural iconography. Reclaim BLK seeks to reimagine the narratives of historical events, artifacts, spaces and communities that have been forgotten, lost and devalued while celebrating the multitudinous legacies of black culture. Consider this a retrofuturespective.
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