"Our march route is flooded. There is no safe way to march. We are just going to sing and dance and make our voices heard here," rally and march co-chairwoman Ann Scholhmer reportedly announced to the crowd.
More than 150,000 men and women have gathered at the event in downtown Chicago, which organizers initially estimated would draw a mere 22,000 people. But now, thanks to an overwhelming surge of support, "this march, this moment, in this city, is the largest march outside of Washington, D.C.," organizer Jessica Scheller reportedly told the crowd.
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