Black Lives Matter and Houston Rising organized and hosted the March for Black Women, an event designed to recognize, support and celebrate the contributions of Black women and Black womanhood in general globally. Black women of all ages were out in force and joined by multi-racial gathering of men and women standing in support, especially of Black women running for political office. Attendees included Kandile Webber, Dee Coleman, Dr. Roni Dean-Burren, Jacobi Ford, Michael Stephens, Shannon Buggs, Dr. Carla Brailey, LaTreshia Hamilton, Trustee Rhonda Skillern-Jones, Trustee Wanda Adams, State Rep. Shawn Theirry, State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, Shekira Daniels, Diane Mosier, Noelle Margis-Milford, Shayz Endurance, Terra Lewis and many others.