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An Open Letter
An appeal to all
those who would be a part of the Millions More Movement
-by Min. Louis Farrakhan
"I am so honored
that women are responding so well. I know the strength that comes when we come
Dr. Dorothy Height
march this year because there are two Americas, where gaps continue to exist."
are here today to move forward. We are here today because our children demand it
-Dr. Julianne Malveaux
must show the world a new people coming up. Time for foolishness is over.
This is the year for us to break down all walls. This is our time"
Malik Zulu Shabazz
of us will not remain silent..[while] our leaders are afraid to stand up and
-Reverend Al Sharpton
More Movement will continue to unearth the organizing and mobilizing for the
just demand of Black people in America for Reparations."
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Launches Mobilizing Effort On Katrina Evacuees
The Millions More
Movement is taking action to stop the eviction of evacuees scattered across the
country due to Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
More Movement leaders issue statement on the death of Civil Rights icon Rosa
A pioneer of civil
passive resistance, Rosa Parks was a woman of great courage, conviction and
fortitude. Her steadfast determination to be valued as a human being ignited one
of the greatest social movements of all times.
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Black media has
large role in changing condition of African Americans
Black media played a
critical role in covering the march, which was broadcast on a number of Radio
One and other Black stations. Cut-ins were provided by BET, and a news special
aired on the march Sunday night.
relief effort embraced by Millions More Movement attendees
More than a million
men, women and children gathered on the national mall October 15th and pledged
to restore lives, rebuild communities and repair families.
stresses unity and Black power
While the 1995 rally
primarily pushed for atonement, especially among Black men, the theme of the
Millions More Movement rally was qualitatively different in its political
Special Message On Eve Of
Millions More Movement
effort embraced by Millions More Movement attendees
Baba Hannibal Afrik,
a longtime community leader, had two words to describe what victims of Hurricane
Katrina face. "Complete devastation," said the 71-year-old-activist, who lives
in Gibson, Miss.
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It is time for our
leadership to stop thinking and acting solely on behalf of our churches,
mosques, temples, synagogues and organizations.
It is time for us as leaders to come together and begin to think,
plan, and act on behalf of the whole of our people.