Revolutionary Daily Thought

“…when you select heroes about which black children ought to be taught, let them be black heroes who have died fighting for the benefit of black people.  We never were taught about Christophe or Dessalines.  It was the slave revolt in Haiti when slaves, black slaves, had the soldiers of Napoleon tied down and forced […]

To Hunterz Point

by Maurice Green This is something that was sprung on me (an invitation to write for the Bay View). I honestly didn’t know where to start, ‘cause I’ve been messing up for so many years – killin’, robbin’ and using drugs. You never have hope unless it’s just in you. But I always loved my […]

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 […]

50 yearz After Malcolm X

  It’s been 50 years since El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, was killed on Feb. 21, 1965. For many Americans, he’s the fire-and-brimstone black leader who talked about the “white devil,” but for others, he is the forgotten pillar of the civil rights movement as important as Martin Luther King Jr. Watch as AJ+ […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poetik Tribute to Malcolm X!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!     CULTURAL CAFÉ’PRESENTS A POETIC TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM X AT THE EAST ORANGE LIBRARY   On Thursday, February 19th, Jazz Poetry takes center stage at the East Orange Public Library as Cultural Café, a special literary arts project of the East Orange Public Library, presents a Poetic Tribute to Malcolm X […]

Reviewing Black Nationalism

  “The Black Nationalist tradition has always been opposed to integrations, assimilation, and accommodation as a solution to the problems of people of African ancestry in America. In this regard, Black Nationalist tradition has rejected the strategy and tactics of appealing to the morality of white people and their white supremacy system.” One of the […]