On Saturday, city streets, news broadcasts, and Instagram feeds filled with support for the Women's March on Washington and its sister events around the world. The events brought famous faces and average Americans together in support of women's rights and diverse communities just a day after the controversial inauguration of President Donald Trump. While the main event took place on the same grounds as the inauguration, in Washington, D.C., marches happened everywhere — and newspaper front pages celebrated the Women's March at home in the U.S. and abroad.
An estimated 500,000 people attended the official Women's March on Washington, but it seems that more than 2 million people participated across the country. In fact, events took place in every single U.S. state, from the snow-filled streets of Alaska to the sun-filled parks of Florida and everywhere in between. Beyond the U.S., marches were organized in foreign cities such as London, Mexico City, and Sydney. In each city that held an event, popular landmarks and downtown streets were filled with bright-colored signs, motivated speakers, and plenty of T-shirts bearing feminist sayings.
The action on Saturday inspired a deluge of social media posts and responses from lawmakers. But the message of female empowerment didn't begin or end on Saturday. As it turns out, planning, promoting, and pulling off the Women's March on Washington and in other cities led to some motivational and iconic newspaper front pages.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
In Atlanta, some 60,000 people reportedly marched for women's rights.
The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Sun's front page directed readers to several Women's March stories on the inside pages.
The Boston Globe
To make march news even sweeter, The Boston Globe's lead image was reportedly shot by a female photographer.
The Chicago Tribune
By size and enthusiasm, crowds in Chicago appeared to rival those of other major cities.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, the local women's march drew thousands.
The Columbia Missourian
The Columbia Missourian's front page celebrated the Women's March in Columbia and local women who made the trek to D.C.
The Daily Freeman
New York's Hudson Valley proved that women's rights marches aren't just for the big city.
The Daily Gazette
Schenectady's Daily Gazette showed scenes from yet another part of New York.
The Dallas Morning News
Stories by Dallas Morning News reporters on front page today are all written by women journalists. pic.twitter.com/QfAGq1OnL4— Cassandra Jaramillo (@cassandrajar) January 22, 2017
Like the Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News reportedly featured the work of female journalists in tribute to Saturday's marches.
The Denver Post
An aerial shot of downtown Denver showed the city's solidarity with women around the world.
The Detroit Free Press
Women's March coverage dominated Detroit's front page, with coverage of the new president and other headlines falling to inside pages.
The Idaho Statesman
IdahoStatesman: Our front page today pic.twitter.com/lfFwUJViLm— Stive Tomson (@Autom_Sales) January 22, 2017
Snow fell on Boise's women's march, but The Idaho Statesman reported that 5,000 people still turned out.
According to The Independent's front page, marchers in London carried signs with such messages as, "Dump Trump," and, "Choose love."
The Journal Gazette
Check out the front page of today's Journal Gazette. pic.twitter.com/FsTvYBefJv— The Journal Gazette (@JGfortwayne) January 22, 2017
The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne, Indiana, showed the feminist crowd outside the White House.
The Journal Star
In Illinois, Peoria's feminists clamored around the city's central Gateway Building.
The Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times' front-page image was as massive as the marches.
The Maine Sunday Telegram
Today's Maine Sunday Telegram front page, Sunday, January 22, 2017 pic.twitter.com/rg8lk3tun6— Portland PressHerald (@PressHerald) January 22, 2017
It's a good day when the headlines in New England include football and feminism.
The Miami Herald
Marchers in Miami were likely warmer than marchers in the nation's capital, but they were unified in message.
The Women's March made news all the way on other side of the world in the United Arab Emirates.
The New York Daily News
The scene in New York City showed that the future is definitely female.
The New York Times
The New York Times called women's march crowds "defiant yet jubilant."
In addition to the powerful lead photo and headlines, the U.K.-based Observer issued a scathing statement on Trump.
The Post And Courier
The Lowcountry certainly wasn't low energy for Saturday's marches.
The Providence Journal
The front page in Providence, Rhode Island, was like something out of a feminist's scrapbook.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Today's front page. If you marched, tell us why, and what's next. pic.twitter.com/RtMlsLEysw— Union-Tribune Ideas (@sdutIdeas) January 22, 2017
As the front page was emblazoned with women's march images, the Union-Tribune's editorial board was looking for personal stories.
The San Francisco Chronicle
Remember that image of the Capitol. It's going to be historic.
Scotland On Sunday
As the Scottish media put it, Saturday's marches drew the "women of the world."
From Minneapolis came an uplifting message: "We are here!"
The Sunday Independent
Good morning - here is the front page of today's Sunday Independent.— Independent.ie (@Independent_ie) January 22, 2017
Stay with us throughout the day for all the latest news and sports pic.twitter.com/iWYilacwG1
In Ireland, an American flag and a scene from D.C. made front-page news.
The Toronto Star
Canada's largest city honored women's marches as a "breathtaking display of strength and unity."
The Washington Post
Fittingly, D.C.'s own newspaper displayed images of crowds in the District and across the country.
Clearly, the news of Saturday's marches spread well beyond the District. Front pages from around the world chronicled the events, generating historic headlines and photographs. Thanks to marchers and the news headlines they inspired, Trump's first day in office was tumultuous, to say the least.