There were a lot of women at the Million Man March.
Besides watching and listening, they ran medical stations and voter registration booths, supplied food and drink and offered support. They also spoke from the podium.
Among the speakers were Rosa Parks, 82, who helped spark the civil rights movement when she refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Ala., in 1955, and Dorothy Height, who at 84 continues to lead the National Conference of Negro Women, which she joined in 1937.
Parks told the gathering that she was there to "honor my late husband, Raymond Parks, other freedom fighters and men of good will who could not be here. Raymond, or Parks as I …