African American History Culture : A next generation(New Era Detroit) of black activism gains steam

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Black Activism,



    A next generation of black activism gains steam

    As Detroit's black population decreases and white population increases, new groups such as New Era Detroit aim to promote black power




    Waving pan-African flags colored red, black and green, the demonstrators strode into traffic on 7 Mile Road on Detroit's east side.

    "Whose streets?" they chanted as cars honked in support and slowed to a halt. "Our streets!"

    A Detroit Police car keeping watch a block away, the speakers called for African Americans to unify and take back the city.

    "These are our streets," Zeek, who declined to give his last name, exhorted through a megaphone. "We're not going anywhere. Anywhere!" ...



    http://www.freep.com/story/news/loc...il-rights-groups-detroit-seek-voice/75214942/

    A next generation of black activism gains steam

    Poverty, social justice and the city's changing makeup are at issue for younger black power wave.
    freep.com


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    New Era Detroit, African-American civil rights group, meet at Nandi's Knowledge Cafe on Thursday, November 12, 2015, in Highland Park, MI. (Photo: Salwan Georges, Special to the Detroit Free Pres)



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  2. chuck

    chuck Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Good afternoon and thanks for reposting this article too...

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