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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
Reprinted from Truthdig Malcolm X (image by commons.wikimedia.org) NEW YORK–Malcolm X, unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation — which he said were a sham — and the failure to deliver justice to blacks. He, perhaps […]
If you were unable to attend the celebration, you can watch it here http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/58286897 Thanks to Komrade Johnnie Stevens!
This is a reminder of The Celebration of the revolutionary life of Phil Africa. It will take place from 1-4 pm on Saturday 1/31/2015 at The Kingsessing Recreation Center, located at 49th & Kingsessing Ave. Hoping you can attend. Again, if it’s not possible for you to be here in person, feel free to mail […]
by The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey Click HERE to hear the interview. Recorded on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 16, 2012 – Our guest is Hajj Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of El Hajj Malik Shabazz, known as Malcolm X commonly. We’re celebrating Martin Luther King’s birthday today. A lot of people look at the […]
On December 7th, 1964, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave an hour-long speech at Temple Hall in London, on his way to Oslo to claim his Nobel Peace Prize. It was a time of intense transformation in the United States, months after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, and months before […]