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 […]

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 […]

We Kill Our Revolutionariez

By Chris Hedges   Law officers and National Guard troops assemble outside the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility at Lucasville in 1993 as a revolt by inmates entered its 10th day. (AP/Mark Duncan) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio—Siddique Hasan, his legs shackled to a chair, sat in the fourth-floor visiting room of the Ohio State Penitentiary, a supermax prison. […]

‘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 […]

Sekou Odinga Speech at Welcome Home Celebration

Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center – NYC  Existence is Resistance, the Sekou Odinga Defense Committee & The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home presented a day-long event in celebration of recently released political prisoner and freedom fighter Sekou Odinga (recently released after 30 years of imprisonment). In his warmly received remarks, […]

New Poem by Jalil Muntaqim

PAIN The absence of Joy, void of contentment when feelings only feel loss, and ideas are absorbed in delusion. It speaks in monosyllables, if at all, in the tone of E-flat, neither screeching or beseeching, bleaching anguish from a wound discovered from the inside-out. Inside-out, outside bombarbed by racist radiation enveloping one’s being in a […]

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 […]

Some lessonz on ‘Revolution’

  A process must be developed to produce a ‘revolutionary culture'; a 21st century extension/off-shoot of the ‘Black Arts Movement’ started by Amiri Baraka! Those amongst our artists, ‘students’ and the youth must be politicized and revolutionized so that they begin to clearly see the indisputable, absolute need for Revolution! Assimilationist and integrationist ‘reform measures’ […]

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 […]

Wednesday, February 25 to see 1968 Olympian John Carlos in DC

  Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm in EST Show Map Watha T Daniels Library 1630 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001 Library (202) 727-1288(202) 727-1288 Get Directions At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Dr. John Carlos raised his fist on the medal stand alongside Tommie Smith and became a symbol […]