Brothers and Sisters, please send this to every newspaper and radio station in your area, immediately! We must seize the time!!!
M.L. K. Day Press Release
If some in the Black community has their way come January 16th
(Martin Luther King Holiday) some black leaders will
be hearing the words of Donald Trump: "You're
Tired of the disconnection between "black leadership"
and the grassroot black community, a group has
started the "MLK (Mass Leader Kick-out) Day Rebellion.
They are asking members of the black community in cities across the country to demand that the Black leaders that are out of touch with their communities to step down by 1/16/06.
"Dr. King's message was about representing the
struggling masses, not the classes, says the group. "Many of these leaders have turned King's dream into a nightmare!"
They say that the disconnection of Black leaders
from the everyday people has made them unable to deal
with todays problems facing the Hip Hop generation such as drugs and gangs.
They say that many from the Civil Rights era can't move
beyond an intergrationist philosophy to a Black
"We respect the efforts of those who fought for Civil
Rights but this is a new day, we need black pride and
black empowerment. "The goal was not to
integrate "White Castle Burger Joint" but to paint it
The group is urging the next generation of leaders to step
up and seize the moment and take responsiblity for
moving the community forward.
"Those in power have made a mess, it is up to the real
leaders, the people you see everyday, in the streets,
the activists, concerned parents, barbershop and other
small business owners to take matters into our own
As part of the "rebellion" the group will circulate a
petition and form letter that people can send to their
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