A MILLION MEN, MINUS ONE

EVEN IF THE NEED FOR JOURNALISTIC DETACHMENT did not preclude my participation, I would not join the Million Man March this week in Washington. That's not because I disagree with the march's stated purpose of inspiring a moral and spiritual rebirth among African American men; to the contrary, I applaud it. But however noble the cause, I will not rally behind any banner hoisted by the march's main organizers, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. As Mary Frances Berry, chairperson of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, declared in a letter to the Washington Post last...

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