Carson, Karen, 1973-
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Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard. In this interview, Karen Carson begins by talking about her family and her career. She discusses making the decision to attend the Women's March on Washington, and her mother deciding to attend with her. She talks about her experience at the march, both for herself and in terms of how she and mother experienced it together. Carson speaks throughout about the dynamics of her family and of her conservative hometown, where her mother currently lives but is planning to...
Dates: March 25, 2017
Abstract On January 21, 2017, millions of people worldwide took part in marches to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States. The first protest, which took place in Washington, D.C., was known as the Women's March on Washington and was intended as a response to anti-woman rhetoric and beliefs that were espoused during Trump's campaign. While women's and reproductive rights were at the forefront of marchers' concerns, many also protested the racist, anti-immigrant,...