Coalition of National Leaders to Announce the 'Millions More Movement' in Commemoration of 10th Anniversary of Million Man March

 

To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor

Contact: Linda Boyd, 202-291-6435 or lindaboyd@whartongroupinc.com; Gloria Murry, 202-544-0628 or gloriamurry@msn.com; Chae' Carrier, 301-437-4011 or ccarriere@c2mediagroup.net

Official Website: http://www.millionsmoremovement.com

News Advisory:

-- Coalition of National Leaders to Announce the "Millions More Movement" in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Million Man March

-- "Men, Women, Children Youth and Families to Meet in Washington for the Millions More Movement: Mobilizing People... Maximizing Power for ONE"

-- Interviews and Photo Opportunities Available

WHAT: Press Announcement and Official Kick-off Rally of the MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT with The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan (Leader of the Nation of Islam)

WHO: Rev. Willie F. Wilson (National Executive Director of the Commemoration and Pastor Union Temple Baptist Church);

Rev. Al Sharpton (2004 Democratic Presidential Candidate);

Dr. Dorothy I. Height (President Emeritus National Council of Negro Women);

Bishop Larry D. Trotter (Senior Pastor, Sweet Holy Spirit Church Presiding Prelate of the United Pentecostal Church of Christ);

Sister Phile Chionesu, Founder /President of the Million Woman March);

Bishop Vashti McKenzie (First Female Bishop in the AME Church);

Mr. Tavis Smiley (National News TV/Radio Talk Show Host/Philanthropist);

Mr. Danny Bakewell (Activist/Developer/ Founder of Brotherhood Crusade); Mr. Art Blackwell (Financial Manager of Highland Park, Michigan/Former Wayne County Commissioner);

Dr. Ron Daniels (Veteran Social/Political Activist, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights);

Prince Assiel Ben Israel (Ambassador Black Hebrew Israelites);

Mr. Jim Brown (President/CEO I Can, Inc. and NFL Hall of Frame);

Brother Ben Brown (Nationalist/ Author/Community Organizer);

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (Democrat, DC);

Dr. Ron Walters (Distinguished Leadership Scholar & Director, African American Leadership Institute);

Rev. Jesse Jackson (Rainbow PUSH Coalition);

Dr. Benjamin Chavis (Former National Executive Director of the Million Man March and Million Family March, Hip-Hop Summit);

Councilmember Marion Barry (Former DC Mayor);

Mr. Jack Johnson (Prince Georges County, Maryland County Executive);

Rev. Floyd Flake and Rev. Walter Fauntroy (Former US Congressmen);

Dr. Conrad Worrill (National Black United Front);

Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz (National Leader of the New Black Panther Party);

Dr. Julian Bond (Chairman, NAACP);

Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III (Chief Operating Officer, NAACP);

Dr. Maulana Karenga (Professor of the Department of Black Studies, California State University, Long Beach);

Dr. Ramona Edelin (National Urban Coalition);

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Columnist/Author/Commentator);

Bishop Adam Jefferson Richardson (Presiding Prelate, 2nd Episcopal District, AME Church);

Bishop Warren Brown (Mid-Atlantic II Episcopal District of the AME Zion Church);

Dr. Major L. Jemison (President of National Progressive Baptist Convention;

Brother Hannibal Afrique (N'COBRA/Nationalist) Donna Brazile (former Presidential Campaign Manager for Al Gore);

and many, many more...

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, May 2, 9:45 a.m. -- Press Announcement, National Press Club 529 14th St., NW Washington, D.C.; 7 p.m. Official Kick-Off Rally, Ebenezer AME Church, 7707 Allentown Road, Ft. Washington, Md.

BACKGROUND:

On Monday, May 2, a far-reaching national leadership coalition will unveil plans for the MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, a commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Million Man March. THE MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT will take place Oct. 14 to 16 in Washington, D.C.

Later in the evening on May 2, at 7 p.m., the coalition of leaders group will gather at Ebenezer AME Church for the official kick-off rally.

Official Website: http://www.millionsmoremovement.com


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Press Conference is to be carried live via TV & Webcast on C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3.

Go to: http://www.C-Span.org for viewing information.

 

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