Louis Farrakhan's Involvement In The Million Man March

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The 1970s and 1980s in the United States Americans suffered unemployment, rise of the Black underclass were creating a growing concentration of poor blacks in the ghetto. In the 1980s the poverty rate also increased among African American nationwide. The black underclass was sensationalized by the media. Black women bore the bore brunt of being the face of the welfare system. Culture of poverty of stems from the personal choices of uneducated teenagers the predicament of corrupt structural forces. The Million man march was lead under the leadership of Minister Louis Farrakhan. Farrakhan's involvement in the Million Man March drew considerable national attention to himself and the movement. The march a political protest organized to promote change within the black community. The march addressed issues of black on black crime, drugs, and broken families. The determination of the thousands of African-American men who traveled to Washington for the event was very significant. All creeds and classes were present such as Christians, Muslims, pan-Africanists, civil rights organizations, fraternal…show more content…
Bush years saw unemployment among black American rose at an alarming rate. In 1982 black American joblessness stood 18.9% more than twice the white American rate of 8.4.Before the 1970’s, the number of black shows was almost non-existent. Black visibility on television also expanded in 1980s and 1990s initially in contexts. On locally and nationally televised programs, host national and international issue and cultural phenomenon. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s televisions dramas and comedy featured increasing number of black characters who represented social mobility and middle class status. The Affluent black families was shown in primarily middle class white American situations. These shows all sought to, beyond just showing differences between black and white culture, provide rationalization for black

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