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The Million Man March: Inclusive To All Men? (Opinion)

by AYSIA MORTON

On Saturday, thousands of people gathered at the U.S. Capitol to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.

Celebrities such as J. Cole, P Diddy, Common, and Dr. Cornell West were among those in attendance.

Originally created in 1995, the Million Man March is a peaceful rally crated and led by Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. It was a restricted gathering for black men only, a time and place for them to “declare their right to justice to atone for their failure as men and to accept responsibility as the family head,” according to the Nation of Islam. It was meant to be a day of brotherhood and unity. Continue reading The Million Man March: Inclusive To All Men? (Opinion)