Million Man March: The Untold Story
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Many stories have been told about the Million Man March. Is there an untold story? If so, what is it? Witness as we hear from the man through whom the March was called, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. What inspired the call and what caused two million Black men to respond? What role did religion play? Why was the call only to men? What happened to the money? Why go to the Middle East and Africa after the March? Should we have another March? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this documentary, The Million Man March – The Untold Story.
Also features: Chuck D (Public Enemy frontman and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee), Rev. Willie Wilson (Pastor of Union Temple Baptist Church), the late Marion Barry (Former mayor of Washington, DC and DC Councilmember), Student Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad, Esq. (National Spokesperson and lawyer for the Nation of Islam), the late Dr. Dorothy Height (Founder and former President of the National Council of Negro Women), Student Minister Ishmael Muhammad, (National Assistant to Minister Farrakhan), Ice-T, (Hip Hop artist and star of Law & Order), Student Minister Abdul Sharrieff Muhammad (Former Supreme Captain of the Nation of Islam), Student Minister Abdul Khadir Muhammad (Student Representative of the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Regions), Rock Newman (Boxing promoter and radio host) and others.
The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series
The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series is a joint project of Arkansas PBS (ArPBS), Just Communities of Arkansas (JCA), Arkansas Cinema Society (ACS), Washitaw Foothills Youth Media Arts & Literacy Collective (WFYMALC), Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association (AMFAA), and Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement (APJMM).
- Kwami Abdul-Bey
Co-Convenor of the Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement
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