Pre-Inauguration Protest Rally of Donald Trump With Michael Moore, Bill De Blasio and Alec Baldwin

Date: Thursday, January 19.
Location: Columbus Circle – CPW, NYC
A bevy of celebrities, activists and leaders, joined Mayor Bill De Blasio and Film director Michael Moore, for the Pre-Inauguration Protest Rally of Donald Trump. Those attending included NAACP President Cornell William Brooks, Reverend Al Sharpton, actors Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Mark Ruffalo, Julian Moore, Sally Field, Rosie Perez, Cynthia Nixon, Marisa Tomei, Shailene Woodley, and singers Cher and Linda Perry of 10,000 Manics.
Thousands of supporters stood in unison as key speakers took to stage to voice their concerns and affirm the crowd. Alec Baldwin led with a satirical styled spoof of Donald Trump, Robert De Niro condemned divisiveness, Al Sharpton reminded the audience that inalienable rights were fought for and won by civil rights leaders, Sally Field stressed the importance of the labor unions and women’s rights, RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum focused on progressive grassroots movements and livable wages, Mark Ruffalo called attendees “people protectors,” Cynthia Nixon spoke passionately about Stone Wall Inn and equal rights, Shailene Woodley praised the peaceful protesters at Standing Rock and encouraged others to follow their lead, and Cher brought perspective on living through twelve presidential administrations and how none of them had prepared her for the 45th presidency. Linda Perry then serenaded the audience with a series of songs before the protest proceeded at 1 Central Park West in front of Trump International Tower.
FROM THE PODIUM
20170406_173018
Michael Moore
20170406_210002
Robert De Niro
20170406_173113
Alec Baldwin
20170406_173227
Reverend Al Sharpton
20170406_173402
Marisa Tomei
20170406_173423
Julian Moore
20170406_173518
Sally Field
20170406_173547
Stuart Appelbaum (RWDSU)
20170406_184133
Mark Ruffalo
20170406_184258
Cynthia Nixon
20170406_184345
Cornell William Brooks (NAACP)
20170406_184528
Shailene Woodley
20170406_184544
Cher
FROM THE AUDIENCE
untitled-1
Jesenia (JGB Editor)
20170406_173815
20170406_173846
20170406_184205
Join the resistance:
Text “RESIST” to 69866
Visit www1.nyc.gov
Call Your Congressman 202-225-3121
[For more articles, photos and videos – Follow Jesenia’s Goodie Bag]
Advertisements