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Cleveland Channel 5 News video of TV coverage of Women's March Cleveland's march and rally on October 8, 2022 at Market Square Park with comments from organizer and Cleveland activist Kathy Wray Coleman and activist Delores Gray

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Click HERE to view the video of Cleveland News 5 television coverage of Women's March Cleveland's Oct. 8, 2022 rally and march at Market Square Park

CLEVELAND,Ohio-Women's March Cleveland held a rally and march at Market Square Park On Sat.,  Oct 8 in the Ohio City neighborhood near downtown Cleveland that drew hundreds, one of several sister marches held nationwide for women's rights and Civil Rights as the November midterm elections are less than a month away.


Of 16slated marchesa in Ohio on Oct 8, Cleveland had the only sucessful march and was the only march in the state to get both pre and post mainstream and other media coverage

 

Abortion access and voting and Civil Rights were the primary focus of the event, as were rape, murder and violence against women in general, not to mention racism, sexism, education, jobs, climate change, immigration and police reform, and equal pay. Getting pro choice candidates elected to office was also addressed at the rally and march, both of which were  organized by Cleveland  activist Kathy Wray Coleman.

 

Keynote speakers were Ohio Senator Nickie Antonio, lt governor Democratic nominee Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Cheryl Stephens, Cleveland activist Genevieve Mitchell, Ohio attorney general Democratic nominee state Representative Jeff Crossman, and Cleveland anti-violence activist Sandra Hardwick, whose daughter, Britney Hardwick, was murdered in the family's home driveway two years ago in Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood with the assailant still at large. Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Wanda Jones, Cleveland Ward 1 Councilman Joe Jones and Cincinnatti Councilwoman Chelsea Clark, the Democratic nominee for Ohio secretary of state, were also among the speakers.

 

Cleveland's march was the  largest of the 16 marches in Ohio  and was Women's March Cleveland's 17th march since the group was formed in 2017 along with the national and other local women's march groups to take to the streets with millions behind the 2017 inauguration of then president Donald Trump.

 

The reproductive rights march sponsored by Women's March National in Washington D.C., which was also held on Oct 8,  drew crowds to Folger Park in the city.

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