This past weekend in
CNN's coverage was cursory at best and dismissive at worst spending only a fraction of the piece discussing actual occurrences during the event.
The Boston Globe's coverage of the event painted it in more glowing terms and included information about tangible steps for change that the event inspired. There is to be a public policy group made of "specialists" who will also collaborate on authoring a book titled "The Black Agenda" that is, well, self-explanatory. Farrakhan is from
The Washington Post published a number of articles on the event seeing as how it took place on their home turf. These articles largely highlighted the importance of positive action and communitiy change over raw numbers of attendees as being the focus of many leaders at the march. Thankfully, there were NO ARRESTS and all police did was "give out information and directions". THAT'S wassup. There's also a good Op-Ed by Colbert King that deserves a read.
Read and give me your thoughts on the betterment of the global or national underclass. What is the road to success? Must it be through political inclusion and the legislative process? Or do desperate times call for desperate measures? I'd love to hear from some people who attended the BSA's (Black Student Association's) recent discussion on these issues.