These photos are of men who attended the Million Man March on Washington in 1995. The event was defined by the media in terms of numbers, but to me it was as much about individuals and singular acts of rededication to self and family. And, despite what others said, it was more about the message than the messenger.

Ancestral Eyes


Sister, Sister

Dawn of a New Era

The Pride

The Elder

Lester Sloan, a 1976 Nieman Fellow, is a freelance photjournalist living in Los Angeles.

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