International Women's Day

Baltimore women mark International Women's Day with protest

Baltimore women mark International Women's Day with protest

As women across the world and around the country demonstrated to mark International Women’s Day, in Baltimore, a handful of women — and at least one man — gathered near the city’s State Center to protest.

The group, organized by Baltimore Women United, held signs and shook soda cans turned into noisemakers at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Howard Street on Thursday evening during rush hour.

“We are all united, no matter our race, our age, our religious beliefs,” said Khalilah Harris, 40, who stood in the cold as cars and buses passed by, many honking their support.

The protesters represented a broad swath of interests, including calls for...

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