Dr. Alveda King, the daughter of the Rev. A.D. King, and the niece of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said that celebrities' rhetoric overshadowed the importance of the women's marches taking place across the country on Saturday.

King said the "messages of hate" from people like Madonna created a "missed opportunity" for women to speak out on sexist violence and human trafficking.


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Many of the marchers instead were characterized by an "emotional upheaval" against President Trump, which detracted from their message as well.

She also said the fact that pro-life women's organizations were reportedly unwelcome at the marches were damaging to the demonstrators' message as well.

"Who's going to represent those little baby girls who've been aborted?" King asked.

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