Whose ready to take Malcolm X birthday az a national holiday?! #CMXD

May 19th iz Malcolm X day. We are not asking permission we are claiming a day for our progressive leaderz. Malcolm X pioneered the thoughtz of a generation of overachieverz and righteouz rebelz. We are NOT asking permission. We are #CMXD <—— follow the hashtag to see what people are doing in your city. #2RAW4TV […]

“It is Better to Fight”: On Martin and Malcolm

The effigy of a black man, a son of Southern soil and descendant of slaves, now stands over the nation’s Mall among its founding fathers, notorious slave owner in front and the so-called Great Emancipator to his back. Looking out over the placid Tidal Basin with a steely-eyed reserve and chiseled determination, the Martin Luther […]

Remembering Malcolm X 50 Yearz Later

  Its been 50 years since the assassination of the great Malcolm X. A leader enshrined on the Mount Rushmore of Black Leaders. Among his greatness was Malcolm’s was his ability to inspire and emphasize the need for black self-defense and self-reliance in the face of white violence and racism.   source: http://blackstate.com/malcolmx2131216.html

A MALCOLM X SPEECH THAT PREDICTED SO MUCH OF WHAT’Z GOING ON TODAY

                  IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO. Whenever Americans talk about race, people can get uncomfortable. We don’t want to feel like we’re part of the problem, and we try in our lives not to be. But talking about it can be painful because it reminds us that […]

The Musiz of Malcolm X

Malcolm X, 1965. CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL OCHS ARCHIVES / GETTY One of the more interesting volumes in Malcolm X’s book collection, held at the Schomburg Center, in Harlem, is an English translation of Jean Paul Sartre’s “Black Orpheus,” the French philosopher’s dense meditation on the idea of Negritude. Malcolm X’s copy is meticulously marked […]

Malcolm X: Hiz Philosophy In The Struggle Against Racism And Injustice

 By Douglas Allen Recently we marked the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X (February 21, 1965), and this occasion brought some media focus to his life and significance. This was in contrast to the earlier, U.S., mass media’s stereotyping, vilification, and dismissal of Malcolm X as some hate-filled, violent madman during his lifetime […]

COINTELPRO: Designed To Kill The Movement

By Thought Provoking Perspectives We know the government has gangs starting with the police and those identified by alphabets: CIA, IRS, FBI, and so on! I speak on this today because there is a new movement and I would suggest they beware of the government. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act some of the […]

Remembering Malcolm X

Since the untimely transition of Malcolm X in 1965, movement forces throughout the world have consistently commemorated his birthday. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. It was on February 21, 1965 that Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in Manhattan, New York by forces that were trying to […]

The revolutionary legacy of Malcolm X

by Barry Sheppard February was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of the greatest leaders of the Black liberation movement of the 1960s. Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin once wrote: “During the lifetime of great revolutionaries, the oppressing classes constantly hounded them, received their theories with the most savage malice, the […]

Why we shouldn’t ask “…what would Malcolm X have done had he lived?”

  “Malcolm’s trajectory could have taken any number of directions.  Yes, there are some directions that are probably more likely, all things being equal.  Yet all things are never equal and there are factors that can emerge that can change an entire equation.” In connection with the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X […]