Hail Mary – 2 Decades After The Million Man March

The Neighborhood

Knowledge is power.
Information is liberating. 
Education is the premise of progress,
in every society, in every family.
– Kofi Annan, former Secretary General,
United Nations

Hail Mary 2 Decades After the Million Man March October 16, 1995 Capitol Mall, Washington DC Million Man March

“What’s the next move ? Since then a new generation has grown up,they need directions. Where have all the men gone?”  –  Question posted by a Facebook reader under a post via The Grio with the above photo captioned On this Day in History

I boarded the flight in Kingston, Jamaica and six hours later touched down in my nation’s capitol, Washington D.C.  Once into the fairways, the noticeable difference was instant, and if a person did not know, they would have been inclined to ask if something was going on. It was not just the overwhelming presence of African American men, nor was it simply the feeling that I was about to be a part…

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