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Black History Month: Where Does It Go From Here?

Tyrades!

As luck would have it, I was multitasking while researching this Black History Month column. While I scanned www.blackhistorydaily.com for appropriate quotations from some noted African-American, I jumped over to Yahoo! and stumbled across the perfect quote in the obituary of Pete Seeger (folksinger, activist and noted Caucasian).
After an Occupy Wall Street march, Seeger had told the Associated Press, “Be wary of great leaders. Hope that there are many, many small leaders.”
That decentralized approach struck home. Sadly, many high-profile civil rights leaders are glorified ambulance chasers -- grandstanding demagogues desperately clinging to fame, power and money, caring ...


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