The NBA’z little-known odd couple

Activist Harry Edwards has been a longtime mentor to Thunder coach Billy Donovan BY BY MARC J. SPEARS Harry Edwards once told the University of Florida’s men’s basketball team that to repeat as champions they had to push the rock up a hill collectively, not individually. Those back-to-back NCAA champion Gators were coached by Billy Donovan, […]

ON LUMPEN IDEOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO: “ON LUMPEN IDEOLOGY”   This particular work by Eldridge was published after the 1971 split in the Black Panther Party, the approximate time was 1973-1974, and it was published by the Black Liberation Front of England. Here, Eldridge continues to demonstrate his strength and political value as a visionary and theoretician for the […]

Malcolm X’z Internationalism and the Struggle for Liberation in Haiti Today

by Dr. Ajamu Nangwaya “…when you select heroes about which black children ought to be taught, let them be black heroes who have died fighting for the benefit of black people.  We never were taught about Christophe or Dessalines.  It was the slave revolt in Haiti when slaves, black slaves, had the soldiers of Napoleon tied […]

Muhammad Ali Givez a Dramatic Reading of Hiz Poem on the Attika Prison Uprising

  The world famous boxer Muhammad Ali read a poem he wrote for the the Afro-Amerikan victimz of the 1971 Attika prison massacre. In July of 1972, boxer Muhammad Ali traveled to Dublin to fight Alvin ‘Blue’ Lewis, an ex-con from Detroit. In the days leading up to the bout, he amused himself by busting […]