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November 3, 2017 by

Photographer’s Journal: Looking Back on the Women’s Convention in Detroit

Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women's March Board, speaking at the opening session, “Reclaiming Our Time: Setting the Agenda Together.”

Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women’s March Board, speaking at the opening session, “Reclaiming Our Time: Setting the Agenda Together.”

 

Actress Rose McGowan, left, and Tarana Burke who founded #metoo ten years ago, standing together at opening session of the Women's Convention.

Actress Rose McGowan (left) and Tarana Burke (right) who founded #metoo ten years ago, standing together at opening session of the Women’s Convention.

 

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) ran a session on the importance of the courts to women at the convention.

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) ran a session on the importance of the courts to women at the convention.

 

Emily Jane Steinberg took people's words and creatively placed them on paper.

Emily Jane Steinberg took people’s words and creatively placed them on paper.

 

Cobo Hall was where the  welcome reception "Art of the Resistance" was held. It also contained the Woman’s Market, an art gallery, social justice city, and Oxfam refugee road.

Cobo Hall was where the welcome reception “Art of the Resistance” was held. It also contained the Woman’s Market, an art gallery, social justice city, and Oxfam refugee road.