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

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/local/michigan/detroit/2015/12/07/new-black-civil-rights-groups-detroit-seek-voice/75214942/


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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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/local/michigan/detroit/2015/12/07/new-black-civil-rights-groups-detroit-seek-voice/75214942/


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

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