, has a simple yet resounding message for Donald Trump: "The resistance is female and we're not going anywhere."

On Tuesday, PEN America, which was a formal partner of the Women's March, awarded the organization with the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award at the 2017 PEN Literary Gala. 

Bland, sporting a red pussyhat, accepted the award on behalf of the march.

"[This award embodies] everything that we were trying to do with the march, which was to show women that their collective voice matters," Bland told Mashable. "[We wanted to show] that the Bill of Rights matters. And that it should be inclusive and intersectional and apply to all Americans, not just the Americans who voted for the current seated president." Read more...

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The Women’s March just won a PEN award for courage and freedom of speech

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Bob Bland, co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, has a simple yet resounding message for Donald Trump: “The resistance is female and we’re not going anywhere.”

On Tuesday, PEN America, which was a formal partner of the Women’s March, awarded the organization with the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award at the 2017 PEN Literary Gala. 

Bland, sporting a red pussyhat, accepted the award on behalf of the march.

“[This award embodies] everything that we were trying to do with the march, which was to show women that their collective voice matters,” Bland told Mashable. “[We wanted to show] that the Bill of Rights matters. And that it should be inclusive and intersectional and apply to all Americans, not just the Americans who voted for the current seated president.” Read more…

More about Womens March On Washington, Women S March, Books, Mashreads, and Social Good

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