The decision to wear white is an homage to. Women wore white in 1978 to march in the district in support of the equal rights amendment.
Borrowing from the color used by the early 20th century movement to.
Why are women wearing white during state of the union. They announced their decision to wear white as a show of solidarity in a press conference on tuesday afternoon ahead of the state of the union address. House democratic women donned all white outfits to celebrate the suffragists during the state of the union address on tuesday in a nod to the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th. Historically the suffragettes of the.
Cnn many female democratic lawmakers arrived at tuesday s state of the union address dressed in white to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women first having the right to vote. Many democratic women are wearing white. The house is lit for television ahead of president donald trump s state of the union speech and members of congress are showing off their priorities.
During president donald trump s third state of the union address many female lawmakers will be seen wearing all white to honor the women s suffrage movement. The democratic women of congress arrived wearing white yet again as a way to show their unity and a commitment to defending the rights of women and disenfranchised groups at the 2020 state of the. Geraldine ferraro the first woman to become a vice presidential candidate on a major party ticket wore.
We wear white to unite against any attempts by the trump administration to roll back the incredible progress women have made in the last century and we will continue to support the advancement of. D emocratic women again used white clothing to make a coordinated fashion statement at the 2019 state of the union address.