Million Man March interest meeting

By: Krystal George
Oct 01, 2015

Claflin students are moving forward in the Black Lives Matter Movement, planning a trip to participate in the 2015 Million Man March in Washington.
The Student Government Association held an interest meeting on Sept. 15 to inform students of the planned overnight trip to Washington to celebrate the anniversary of the Million Man March.
SGA President Andy Michel began the meeting with a brief history of the Million Man March and later went into details of the trip:

  • Students will leave Saturday, Oct.  10 between midnight and 2 a.m.
  • The bus will arrive at approximately 10:30-11 a.m. at the site
  • Lodging will be at the Courtyard Marriott in Rockville, Maryland  (30 minutes from the site)
  • There are only 44 seats.
  • The cost is $100 per seat (includes bus and hotel)
  • Checkout and departure will be the next day, 11 a.m.

About 55 students were in attendance at the meeting.

If you are interested in going to Washington, Michel will take questions at his email,

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