Skipping Trump's Inauguration and Marching for Unity

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As hundreds of thousands of people descend on Washington D.C., not everyone will be there for the inauguration celebrations of President Donald Trump.

California Representative Barbara Lee is one of 66 Democrats who say they will boycott the ceremony. Lee says she will be "organizing and preparing for resistance" in lieu of attending the event. 

On Saturday, an estimated 200,000 people are expected for The Women's March on Washington, which begins with speakers and a rally near the U.S. Capitol.  In a nation that has seen divisive language and behavior over the last 18 months, even the early makings of the solidarity march was split over controversial issues of inclusiveness, race, and alienation. 

Controversy aside, organizers say now, more than ever, is the time to find unity amid dissension.  They are expecting large turn outs, not just in D.C. but at the hundreds of "sister" marches taking place around the globe.  

Breanne Butler, global organizer of the Women's March on Washington, and organizer Nantasha Williams, joined us in the studio to share their expectations for the march.