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Photos From The Women United March 2019

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Crowds gathered Saturday in Charlotte's First Ward park to participate in the Women United March. This was the third year the women's march has been held in Charlotte. 

In a break from previous years, organizers asked speakers to refrain from criticizing or promoting political figures and instead focus on political issues. One speaker, Mayor Pro-Tem Julie Eiselt, used the opportunity to call for support for female entrepreneurs. 

"There's a lot of bankers in the crowd. Use your position to help women access capital for small businesses," Eiselt said.

The speakers represented the diversity among marchers. They included trans activists, those representing immigrant rights groups and other marginalized groups.

Here's a look at the day's events.

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Daizy Ferreira, 35, Charlotte, N.C. and Zuleima Durand, 41, Charlotte, N.C.
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Kenette Marrero, 13, Charlotte, N.C.

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Mona Dougani, 18, Cary, N.C. and Amaya Farr, 18, Spartanburg, S.C.
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Aubrey Franklin, 41, and Christopher Franklin, 13, Charlotte, N.C.

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Coleman Salloum, 21, Rafel Al Ghrary, 17 and Rhyam Al Ghrary, all of Charlotte, N.C.
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Congresswoman Alma Adams.

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Jennifer Kant, 31, and Jordan Frederick, 30, of Charlotte, N.C.
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Jermatic Chambers, 35, Indian Trail, N.C.; Emilie Steelen Giustozzi, 35, Charlotte, N.C. and Jenifer Goodson, 49, Matthews, N.C.
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North Carolina state Senator Jeff Jackson in the crowd.
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Jenny Gunn, 49, Charlotte, N.C.
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