The phenomenon of sister marches goes back at least half a century, according to David S. Meyer, a professor of sociology and political science at the University of California, Irvine. Social media has intensified their spread. “Being able to organize simultaneous events across the country means that the main event might be diminished,” he said, “but it also means it’s going to be more engaged overall.”

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