Prince George’s County Schools Close After 1700 Teachers Call Out To Protest

John Butler - Author

Mar. 8 2017, Updated 9:07 a.m. ET

In Maryland, the Prince George’s county schools have been closed for the day as a large portion of their staff has joined “A Day Without a Woman” protests.

On March 8th, women around the world joined together on International Women’s Day to march in protests created around the concept of “A Day Without a Woman.” Many of the organizers of this set of protests credit two previous marches for their inspiration: “A Day Without an Immigrant” and the massive Women’s Marches launched shortly after Donald Trump was sworn in as president.

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