America Ferrera to take leadership role in anti-Trump march
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Actress America Ferrera is reportedly taking on a leadership role at the Women’s March on Washington, heading up a committee for the event, which is scheduled for the day after President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpOver 100 lawmakers consistently voted against chemical safeguards: study CNN's Anderson Cooper unloads on Trump Jr. for spreading 'idiotic' conspiracy theories about him Cohn: Jamie Dimon would be 'phenomenal' president MORE’s inauguration.
 
The 32-year-old “Superstore” and former “Ugly Betty” star — who stumped for Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump to declassify controversial text messages, documents related to Russia probe Hypocrisy in Kavanaugh case enough to set off alarms in DC Clinton: Hard to ignore 'racial subtext of virtually everything Trump says' MORE at the Democratic National Convention and on the presidential campaign trail last year — will chair the artists’ committee for the march, according to BuzzFeed.
 
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The Golden Globe-winning actress has been an outspoken critic of Trump, writing in a 2015 open letter to the real estate mogul, “You, Mr. Trump, are living in an outdated fantasy of a bigoted America.”
 
The position with the Women’s March is “something she’s arranged on her own,” Ferrera’s representative told BuzzFeed.
 
The Jan. 21 Women’s March is expected to be among the biggest demonstrations related to Trump’s inauguration. A website for the event says its mission is to “send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world that women’s rights are human rights.”