The UNIA And Garvey’z Economic Program

Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born August 17, 1887 in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. The organization he founded, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, in Kingston, Jamaica, 1914, was one of the greatest organizations that facilitated mass action of African people worldwide in the 1920s and 30s. In this present era of economic and educational onslaught against […]

‘The Diary of Malcolm X’: Champion of Pan-Afrikan liberation in hiz own wordz

by Patrick Delices Today, on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of our “Black shining prince,” as Ossie Davis described Malcolm X in his eulogy, we highlight the 2013 book, “The Diary of Malcolm X,” by award-winning journalist Herb Boyd and Malcolm’s daughter, human rights activist and author Ilyasah Shabazz. They had planned to release […]

Malcolm X’z Public Speaking Power

by Gwen Thompkins i Malcolm X addresses a rally in Harlem in New York City on June 29, 1963. AP  From what people remember, he fell like a tree. Malcolm X — all 6 feet, 4 inches of him — had taken a shotgun blast to the chest and a grouping of smaller-caliber bullets to […]

On 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’z assassination, hiz family tacklez the enduring controversy of hiz legacy

  By Caitlin Dickson Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist … Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination ahead of a speech at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in 1965. Hundreds of people, including his relatives, politicians and activists are expected to fill the now-renamed Malcolm X […]

Malcolm X, Convertz & Moving Past Window Dressing Islam

Malcolm X, Converts & Moving Past Window Dressing Islam by Mohammed Saleem America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered ‘white’—but […]

Long live the legacy of Malcolm X

By Abayomi Azikiwe February 21 marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, who was gunned down by three men at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, N.Y., in 1965 as he prepared to address several hundred people. The meeting was sponsored by the Organization of Afro-American Unity, founded by Malcolm […]

After a legal dispute, the letter Lyndon Johnson wrote to Martin Luther King’z widow goes to auction

Archival imageU.S. President Lyndon Johnson shakes hands with civil rights leader Martin Luther King on July 3, 1964, in Washington DC, after handing him a pen during the ceremonies for the signing of the civil rights bill at the White House. Ian Shapira, Washington Post The letter has been grieved over and fought over. It […]

February 2015 Update/ Statement From Leonard Peltier

Greetings My Friends, Relatives and Supporters: I know that many of you have concerns about the status of my situation and have been wanting an update about what is going on.  A lot has been happening in the last few months and I am sorry I have not written in a while.  The deaths over […]

Sekou On The U.S. Captured Politikal Prisonerz & Prisonerz of War….

“These are people who dedicate their lives to the transformation of this country, who put the benefit of their communities ahead of themselves, who belieed that transformation was not only possible, but was worth dying for to end brutality, racism, economic discrimination, imperialism, war.” – Sekou Odinga