excerpt from boston.com…
On Saturday, DJs from all over the country will gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the Million DJ March. The event will not only give them an opportunity to protest unfair compensation practices but will help DJs organize their businesses, sign up for health insurance, and learn about the legal issues mixtape DJs face. For decades, mixtape DJs have received unreleased songs from record company promotions departments that hope the DJs will help break potential hit singles, but in recent years the Recording Industry Association of America has cracked down on the DJs who sell compilation CDs of these new songs.
full article here- http://www.boston.com/ae/music/articles/2008/08/26/mixed_messages/
official website for this event- http://themilliondjmarch.blogspot.com/
DC locals, DJs, leave me a comment and let me know how this turns out.