Million Man March

Essay by Anonymous UserUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, September 1996

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The date is October 16, 1995. Three high school magazine reporters wake up early that morning to go on an assignment. These reporters were asked to go to Washington D.C. to report on a peaceful rally that was taking place on the Mall. They willfully took the assignment, and were eager to take such an important task. The only concern they had was for their safety, due to the color of their skin, they may be an unwelcome guest. Since it was a somewhat religious gathering, the reporters thought that race would be set aside, and all men would be equal for this one day. All men ARE created equal, no matter what anyone says. A man should not be judged by the color of his skin, religion, or ethnic background.

The reporters reached a Metro station on the outskirts of Washington D.C.

and decided that it would be best if they parked there and rode the Metro into downtown DC, where the gathering was taking place. They bought their metro passes and quickly caught the first train to the city. As the three reporters found a seat on the train, a respectable looking man came up to them and asked them , ' Where do you boys think you are going?'. One of the reporters mentioned to the man that they were going to the gathering that was being held on the Mall, and that they were reporters for a High school magazine. The man then laughed at the reporters and then hurried to tell his colleagues of the plans of the three. They then began to laugh, and the reporters ignored the laughs and comments that were being made. At that point the knew that they were going to be...