Oakland police estimate that 100,000 people participated in the Oakland Women’s March on Saturday, one of hundreds of marches that took place around the world in response to the inauguration of President Donald Trump. During the march, I talked to a number of people about why they were there. Here’s what they had to say.
94-year-old Betty Reid Soskin was attacked and robbed in her Richmond home in late June. Reid Soskin, a ranger at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, awoke to find a man standing in her bedroom. She struggled with the intruder before being dragged down a hallway, where the attacker struck here repeatedly. Since the attack, she has received an outpouring of support from the Richmond community as well as from around the country. She recently spoke with Richmond Pulse about the aftermath of the attack and reclaiming her space