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March Madness

It all started when I was watching an interview with The Honorable Louis Farrakhan. He was preaching about so many issues that we have going on in our Black, Latin & Native American communities. In the interview he made the announcement about the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March on 10.10.15. I immediately called my friend Justin Milhouse and said we have to go. Fast forward...we have our plane tickets, a place to stay and cameras ready. Taking the Metro into DC was the way of transportation the day of the march. As soon as we arrived, I felt nothing but positive energy from the people. You had so many street vendors selling #JusticeOrElse merch. From rubber bands to t-shirts. Walking around and witnessing the this historic event only brought me to think what my dad was feeling when he attended the first march 20 years ago. Some of the opening speakers included Mike Brown's and Sandra Bland's family. When Farrakhan was announced and approached the mic, it was like time stood still. Nobody was moving. Eyes were front and heads were held high as he greeted everyone with, "As-salamu alaykum" and a roaring response of, "Wa-Alaikum-Salaam" from the crowd. Speaking on topics ranging from police brutality to respecting our women...Farrakhan definitely made an impact. I hope that everyone who atteneded took something positive away from all the speakers and put forth the effort to make a change in our lives and community. Also would like to thank our host for the weekend. Appreciate everything! :)

Music by Louis "Bo404" Jackson

I know my Dad is proud of me :)