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The Socialists Who Made
the March on Washington

American Prospect Magazine, by Harold Meyerson

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/24/2013 7:37:09 PM

The Team Assembles: In 1956, when I was a student at Brooklyn College, Mike Harrington told Tom [Kahn, another Brooklyn College student] and me to go up to this office in Manhattan, on 57th Street, to work with Bayard Rustin,” Rachelle Horowitz remembers. Harrington (who was to author The Other America, which sparked the War on Poverty), Horowitz, and Kahn were all members of the Young People’s Socialist League, a democratic socialist organization of no more than several hundred members nationally. Rustin, their elder, boasted a longer left pedigree: a brief sojourn in the

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A long walk down memory lane where in the end, nothing changes, except the next generation repeating the last.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wsdiego, 8/24/2013 8:13:19 PM     (No. 9489693)

Sense the civil rights legislation and set-a-sides they have had more rights than anyone else and they still suck!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 8/24/2013 8:21:44 PM     (No. 9489697)

And ironically a thousand plus showed up for a memorial service for Delbert Belton, the WWII vet that was murdered by some black young thugs,

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