million man march

A Million Men Motivated: How Some of the Key Speakers from the Million Man March Have Inspired Change Over the Last 23 Years


In October of 1995, millions of men (predominantly African-American) joined together in Washington D.C. for the Million Man March. While the event featured predominant influencers such as Al Sharpton, Maya Angelou, and more, there were dozens of other speakers and leaders whose names were not as yet well known. Yet despite their relative obscurity during […]

[WATCH] When A Million Black Men Shook The World

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The formation and unity among men that took place on October 16, 1995 was an unforgettable moment that not only shook the world but left so many filled with hope, courage and most importantly love.  Minister Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam leader called for all able-bodied African American men to meet at the United States […]

Happy Kwanzaa! 5 Ways African Americans Have Shown Self Determination In 2015


Habari Gani? KUJICHAGULIA!(Self Determination) The second principle of Kwanzaa is arguably one of the most important elements for an individual and a collective body of people who strive to advance against adversity; self determination(KUJICHAGULIA). There have been movements and events that have proven that the struggle for civil and human rights continues in this country […]

The Source Talks To AZ About Doe or Die’s 20th Anniversary


Anthony Cruz a.k.a. AZ “The Vizualizer” dropped the critically acclaimed album Doe or Die in 1995. Since spitting his first verse on Nas’ “Lifes’ A Bitch” from the classic Illmatic, AZ has been heralded as one of the best rappers to ever pick up a microphone. Since then, he has dropped material that Hip Hop […]

History Made Again: #JusticeOrElse 2015


October 10, 2015 — Washington DC —  The crowd on the lawn outside the Capitol was massive and the intensity great. Armed Capitol Police authorities with weapons, helicopters, roof-top and ground troops were present to guard the gates, lawn and monuments of the United States of America. The irony was with all such force, both […]

Here’s a Video of ‘Million Man March’ Participants Chanting Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright”

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Chants of @kendricklamar‘s “Alright” echoes down 7th street downtown. #JusticeOrElse — The Hilltop (@TheHilltopHU) October 10, 2015 In Washington D.C., things have kicked off in the 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March, and marchers and participants have wasted no time incorporating today’s socially conscious Hip-Hop into the ebb and flow of a […]