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Justice Or Else! Countdown to Million Man March 20th Anniversary Gathering Begins with Farrakhan’s East Coast Tour

Two decades ago the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam convened the historic Million Man March in Washington, D.C., the largest mass gathering in the history of the United States and perhaps the largest gathering of Black … Continue reading

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Marches won’t cut it anymore: Why last weekend felt like a funeral

By Brittney Cooper I must say, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs, Justice, and Freedom left me feeling mostly uninspired. Though there was some attempt in the early portion of the program to include younger speakers, the … Continue reading

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Farrakhan’s ‘Million Man March’ 15 years later: Much ado about nothing

It’s true the promise the Million Man March is yet to be achieved. Fifteen years ago it was still more about “me” than “we” or  “us”. Fifteen years ago, in 1995 unemployment was 5.6%, stamps cost .32 cents, Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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