Atlantic City Women’s March Postponed

The Atlantic City Women’s March has been postponed due to pending inclement weather. This year’s march has been dedicated to the legacy of the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver.

Atlantic City Women’s March Postponed

ATLANTIC CITY– The Atlantic City Women's March has been postponed due to predictions of inclement weather.

"“We're working on a new date,” said Atlantic City Women's March organizer Stephenine Dixon. “The weather is going to be really bad Saturday.”

The high is expected to be 56 degrees with a 100% chance of rain and wind, according to weather.com.

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This year’s march has been dedicated to the life’s work and legacy of the late Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver. Oliver, died in office while serving as New Jersey’s first African American Lieutenant Governor. Before serving as NJ’s Lt. Gov., Oliver had the distinction of being the first African American woman to be elected speaker of NJ’s General Assembly. In 2020 Sheila Oliver herself was the keynote speaker for The Atlantic City Women’s March.

This year’s keynote speaker is scheduled to be Former New Jersey Secretary of State Rev. Dr. Regena Thomas. The march was scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at Rhode Island Avenue and The Boardwalk and proceed to James Whelan Boardwalk Hall. The march would have been followed by an event at noon. Speakers at the noon event were to include Dr. Thomas, State Sen. Britnee Timberlake and others.

“We want the late Lieutenant Governor to really have what is deserving of her,” Dixon said.


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