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DJ's Sick of Getting Scratched Out of Party Budget

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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It's a well-known fact that no one really respects DJs, probably because at some point or other everyone has been one, and it's not that hard! But now, a collective of disc jockeys is demanding respect. Hence the Million DJ March, an event being held this August in Washington, D.C., that aims to "express the history of the culture and show appreciation to the people that are truly the backbone of the music and entertainment." How noble!

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The founders seem to be under the impression that DJs aren't always "adequately compensated for their time, effort, and dedication in working with labels, promoters, and artists"—just like black people weren't always allowed to sit on buses and drink from the same water fountains as white people!—and are trying to right this grave injustice with a big rally! Lead organizer A. Shaw admits to that she "can't answer if one million DJs will attend," but notes that the event occurs on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's legendary "I Have a Dream" speech for a reason: "We sill Recognize this and conduct this event with regard for visions of Honored Historical leaders of Movements in the past and present sic." Register today to show your support!



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