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 […]
“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 […]
By Barry Sheppard March 5, 2015 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — February 21 marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of the greatest leaders of the 1960s Black liberation movement in the United States. Lenin once wrote: During the lifetime of great revolutionaries, the oppressing classes constantly […]
Far too often the Black Freedom Movement of the 1950s and 1960s is reduced to a single individual — Martin Luther King, Jr. — or at most a few other men. But the movement was based on the involvement, dedication and sacrifice of thousands of people. Beyond the “Great Men” version of history, there were […]
TOMORROW: Saturday January 17, 2015 (2) “BIG” NYC Freedom Fighter Events For Our U.S. Government Captured PP/POW’s EVENT #1: (3:00pm ~ 7:00pm) “In the Tradition” 19th ANNUAL DINNER TRIBUTE to the FAMILIES of our PP/POWs Greetings Family, Nineteen years ago, many of you responded to the collective call that we honor the Families of our […]
A home in Atlanta, the Butler YMCA The Butler YMCA (1920) Date: Tue, 1894-01-16 The founding of the Butler Street YMCA in 1894 is celebrated in this date. Located in Atlanta, this facility was informally known as The Black City Hall of Atlanta. J.S. Brandon was the original planner with a group of young people […]
Our Nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original amerikan, the indian, was an inferior race- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Contact: Labor Action To Free Mumia, 510-763-2347 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Website: http://www.laboractionmumia.org Date & Time: Friday, December 5, 2014 – 19:00 to 22:00 Location: La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley CA Cops vs Free Speech December 5th, 7 pm — $5 – $10 sliding scale Join the the Labor Action To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, Prison […]
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