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Sat, 10.25.1997

Million Woman March takes place

*The Million Woman March occurred on this date in 1997. Black Women who networked on grassroots and global levels implemented it.

Its focus was on understanding the necessity of rebuilding a foundation and destiny as a people, and possibly begin at their origin (the root) moving upward. Women of African Descent, who live, struggle and interact in grassroots came to Philadelphia to assess the unlimited issues and problems of the times. Many of which have resulted in the deterioration of African Americans and African people overall. The Million Women March was run as a forum capable and ready to create and implement strategic methods to resolve such matters.

It provided an opportunity to prioritize the human and environmental issues and enabled women to develop an assertive and aggressive movement to insure the participation and impact of people of African Descent. By acknowledgment women will take the procurement of means and bring about solutions. However, there have been various forms of disengagement and those attending wrestled with a number of results.

Some issues were that women no longer bond as a family unit; they no longer teach and prepare our children in the way they wish for them to go.
How do girls learn to become women?
Who is responsible for teaching morals and values of womanhood?
Have we not been the moral sustains of life?
As teachers of life have we failed or do we just exist?

The Million-Woman March happened to revive life as we once exemplified it:
Great Grandmother taught Grandmother!
Grandmother taught Mother!
Mother taught Me!
I will teach You!

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