Malcolm X’z challenge to mass incarceration

by Dan Berger The black power leader warned that America was a racist prison state. Fifty years after his death, it still is Fifty years ago today, assassins killed black power activist Malcolm X during a speech to the Organization for Afro-American Unity at New York City’s Audubon Ballroom. Although they ended the life of […]

Former Black Panther Speakz on Malcolm X’z Legacy

  Eddie Conway, the former Defense chief for the Black Panther’s Baltimore Chapter, spoke to teleSUR English’s as part our of Black History Month coverage. During the month of February, teleSUR English is covering Black History Month. As part of our extensive coverage, we spoke with Marshall “Eddie” Conway, the former Minister of Defense of […]

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 […]

50 yearz on: Reclaiming Malcolm X for revolutionary pan-Afrikanism

  Ahjamu Umi 2015-02-18, Issue 714 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/94018 cc 500 From street hustler to powerful orator, Malcolm X’s life was cut short when he was brutally murdered in front of family, friends and supporters. Fifty years on he is still at the forefront of political debate, but his legacy as a towering revolutionary pan-Africanist with important […]

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 […]

The 1960z: Malcolm X at Oxford University

By Stephen Tuck In the winter of 1964, Malcolm X, one of the most notorious African American revolutionaries, was invited to speak at one of England’s most prestigious schools, Oxford University. Though Malcolm X spoke at Oxford University during December of 1964, his visit there was a peculiar one — even to himself. Photo by […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“And because I had been a hustler, I knew better than all whites knew, and better than nearly all of the black ‘leaders’ knew, that actually the most dangerous black man in America was the ghetto hustler. Why do I say this? The hustler, out there in the ghetto jungles, has less respect for the […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “You don’t have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being.” — Malcolm X Related articles Missing Malcolm X: Are Rappers Scared of Revolution? New Malcolm X Diary Reveals a Revolutionary Optimist March is for Malcolm Malcolm X was more than King’s […]