Million Man March/Day of Absence: A Commemorative Anthology : Speeches, Commentary, Photography, Poetry, Illustrations, Documents

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Pub. Date: 1996-01-01
Publisher(s): Northwestern Univ Pr
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A comprehensive treatment of the 1996 Million Man March using essays, photographs and poetry.

Author Biography

Haki Madubhubuti is poet, publisher and educator. He is one of the early prominent voices in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s; he is a Distinguished Professor at Chicago State University, the President of Third World Press, and the founder and Board Member of two private elementary schools, one charter elementary school, and a charter high school in Chicago.

Table of Contents

Who Can Be Born Black?
Took Back Our Tears, Laughter: Love and Leftp. 2
The March, The Day of Absence, and The Movementp. 5
Day of Atonementp. 9
Million Man March Pledgep. 29
From A Black Womanp. 30
Remarksp. 32
Why I'm Marching In Washingtonp. 37
Standing As An African Manp. 39
What the Day Was Like for Mep. 42
Can These Dry Bones Live?p. 44
Listen To The Sound of the Genuinep. 46
We Must Go To The March In the Name of Godp. 48
Visible Gloryp. 50
A Tribute to the Million Man Marchp. 53
The Miracle of the Million Man Marchp. 57
Reflections on "The March"p. 61
Excerpt from 'Requiem Before Revival'p. 63
Black Mondayp. 64
My Soul Looks Back in Wonderp. 68
The Epiphanyp. 71
Reflections on an October's Marchp. 72
The March is Onp. 74
A Time of Possibilityp. 75
One Million Menp. 77
Beyond the Million man Marchp. 80
The Meaning of the Million Man March/Day of Absencep. 83
At the Start of a Black Tidal Wavep. 85
Claimed by Black Peoplep. 88
The American Postmodern Middle Passagep. 90
A Time to End Privilegep. 93
Countdown, The Final Call, The Aftermath and Beyondp. 95
Historic Eventp. 98
Day of Absence: Its Value and Benefit to Our Strugglep. 100
A Womanist Looks at the Million Man Marchp. 104
The Million Man March: From Patriarchy to Partnershipp. 108
A Million is Just a Beginningp. 110
Farrakhan Made The Call-But the Marchp. 112
Why Focus on the Men?p. 114
The Million Man Marchp. 116
A Million Strong-Can Right Our Wayp. 117
No Spaces Between Our Menp. 122
The Million Man March and DOAp. 125
The Message and the Messengerp. 128
Buck Passing: The Media, Black Men, O. J. and Million Man Marchp. 129
The Truth, The Media and the Million Man Marchp. 134
We, Too, are Black Men and Womenp. 136
Excerpt from The B. Networkp. 138
Million Man March Mission Statementp. 140
National Organizing Communication Packetp. 150
Million Man March Official Programp. 159
African-American Father's Pledgep. 167
Proposal to Establish the African-American on Fundp. 169
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