Women’s March mocked for apologizing over $14.92 ‘colonization’ donation request

Women’s March mocked for apologizing over $14.92 ‘colonization’ donation request

The Women’s March is being widely mocked online after the organization requested donations of $14.92 from supporters — and then apologized “deeply” for not realizing it reflected the year Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas.

“We apologize deeply for the email that was sent today. $14.92 was our average donation amount this week,” the Women’s March tweeted on Tuesday.

“It was an oversight on our part to not make the connection to a year of colonization, conquest, and genocide for Indigenous people, especially before Thanksgiving.”

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The request for the $14.92 had earlier been sent to supporters in an email blast.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the group’s apology was prompted by complaints from people who were offended by the donation

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