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Thomas remembered reading the autobiography of Malcolm X as a seventh-grader. In it, Malcolm X described being locked up in prison on a burglary charge.
OSWEGO - Award-winning playwright and poet Marcus Gardley, working on a play that will stage this spring at SUNY Oswego and around the nation about the life and death of Malcolm X, will speak at 3 p.m. Nov. 7, in Marano Campus Center auditorium in ...

police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left an armed robbery suspect wounded in South Dallas on Wednesday afternoon.
Malcolm X has been dead now a half century, dead for more years than he was ever alive. But since at least one of the tricks and traps deployed to fool, frustrate and neutralize our grandparents' right to vote hasn't changed much we might want to ...
Now YIMBY has a look at a project in the works at 652 Madison Street, between Stuyvesant Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard. The five-story building is replacing a pair of late 19th century wood frame houses, which were demolished earlier this year.
On October 25, 1969, the Malcolm X Liberation University opened in Durham. Founded by black activist Howard Fuller and named for then recently-slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, the school was founded in response to protests by students at Duke ...

Hamilton's foray into politics includes a stunning sculptural head bust of Malcolm X emanating from a record player. But the most politically charged of these works has to be the portrait entitled "Der Donald," fashioned out of vinyl and various bits ...
I must make something clear. I am no fan of the Democratic party and no fan of Hillary Clinton. But I am a fan and a student of Malcolm X. And Malcolm's speeches have taught me to pursue revolution by "The Ballot or the Bullet." The bullet is not ...
In a February 1965 speech in Rochester, Malcolm X reframed the strategy for addressing the persecution and second-class citizenship of Black Americans.
Both Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama are considered revolutionary figures in the civil rights movement - though the former is much more widely known.
We now know the location, however, as the organization intending to livestream the rally just announced via twitter that their target is the Malcolm X Plaza at San Francisco State University. [See the update below.] Identity Evropa is led by Nathan ...
A popular Dallas R&B singer was fatally shot in the chest early Sunday in South Dallas. police responded to the shooting about 5 a.m.
The cast of "The Good Wife" spinoff continues to expand. "Malcolm X" actor Delroy Lindo and "Game of Thrones" star Rose Leslie have joined the CBS All Access drama to play series-regular roles.
While most people seek to explain how racial injustices are merely a "thing of the past",Malcolm X would explain how how they have a direct bearing on the conditions of black people today.
I'm upset that I have only read it now at 25 years of age, and have sent a copy to my younger brother. This book is essential reading for the black activist and any socialist.
"You brothers are our bright shining future," says Malcolm X at one point, but Powers' play raises urgent questions as to how that is to be achieved.

I met a guy once who knew Malcolm X and was at the Bay of Pigs." With his five weeks of experience on the job, Joseph seemed more at peace with getting blown off by strangers than his companions, Omar and Luis, who were each canvassing for the first ...
Crummelling Infrastructure: What will happen to a century-old school in Ivy City? Evening the Score: The principal at Malcolm X threatens retaliation against staff who talked to City Paper. Let Me Die My Way: A supporter of a D.C. Council death-with ...
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers his new public safety plan to combat gun violence for the nation's third-largest city at the Malcolm X Community College on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP) ...
Guests can get down to dope beats by DJ OB1, check out the pop-up historical exhibit "Black Power 50," and see some spectacular dance shows.
Clay was about to announce his name change and membership of the Nation of Islam, and Malcolm X was laying the groundwork for his new organisation, taking the United States to the United Nations on charges of crimes against humanity for its treatment ...
Darrow MontgomeryIt would be fair to say Malcolm X wouldn't be encouraged by what went down at his namesake school this week.
Before any of us in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities laud Malcolm X as our new gay icon or castigate him for being a black heterosexist nationalist on the "down low," we might need to closely examine the recent revelation that ...
Ho Chi Minh and Malcolm X labored in the hotel kitchen. Like Parker in his salad days, many Americans are slowly climbing the economic ladder.
Like Dr. Martin Luther King, like Malcolm X, like Medgar Evers or even from hip-hop in terms of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.
Cole's co-defendant, Malcolm X. Crim, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to five felonies stemming from the bank robbery.
After his much-anticipated speech at Malcolm X College, Emanuel took some heat from community activists for focusing too heavily on the two-year police hiring surge that's expected to trigger the hiring of 970 police officers over the next two years ...
"It's sad for me. It's sad for me because they're just sent out for things that I don't really want to get into it to be honest with you.
Meanwhile, Puff Daddy calls Trump a "friend," and says that it remains to be seen who he'll be voting for. In other news, it turns out Puff Daddy is still around.
The comedian made an appearance at this year's Roots Picnic in New York City and called Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump the "White Malcolm X" for reasons yet unknown. Chappelle's appearance was far too brief but it left quite the ...
Malcolm X was a civil rights activist during the 1960s movement who often emphasized the use of self defense and other harsh methods when confronted by racism - an ideal that differed greatly from Martin Luther King Jr.
Donald Trump has been called many things during this election cycle: a racist, a misogynist, and even a bully. Add "white Malcolm X" to the mix, courtesy of Dave Chappelle. At the Roots Picnic festival in New York City on Saturday, the 43-year-old ...
"It affects Penn State because looking at the racial demographics here, it is evident that this is a school divided by race," Harper said.
Although he died long before the Black Lives Matter movement was born, Malcolm X resonates with the stand against institutional racism and inequalities in the justice system in the US that the movement seeks to address.
Devareay Williams (Martin Luther King Jr.) and Mario Castillo (Malcolm X) impeccably captured the spirits of both men, and even though his time on stage was brief, Lawrence White Jr.
Illustration by Stephanie RudigLess than a mile from the Congress Heights Metro and the Maryland line, Malcolm X Elementary school is quiet on the Friday afternoon before Labor Day.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered the roughly 40-minute televised speech September 22 to a room of carefully handpicked lawmakers and supporters at Malcolm X College. And although he spoke of law enforcement, investment, and prevention as pillars of ...
Malcolm X wasn't listening to hip-hop. There was no Bloods and Crips back then. And they were still getting beat and hung.
They put bullets in King, Malcolm X, Medgar Evers and countless others. America saw that and knew it had to change course. In the biblical tale, when the children of Israel were held captive in Egypt and even had God on their side, their Yahweh showed ...
I have met many famous people in my life as a columnist and an editor. Most were just passing through - an interview perhaps, a story, a quote.
Do you take inspiration from any leaders in particular? TB: I'm a huge supporter of Malcolm X. He is one of my greatest inspirations.
Libertad is a funky, soulful collection of dynamite tracks that include somber memories of Malcolm X ("Bullets for the Truth," complete with a sample of Denzel Washington in Spike Lee's 1992 biopic), and the bilingual "Flags & Body Bags" (featuring ...
The hip-hop artist said he is concerned about the way in which he thinks black voters have been taken for granted and he urges African Americans to hold their vote and use it like a bullet as expressed in Malcolm X's "Ballot In A Bullet" speech. "I ...
... from a coalition of activists, council members approved resolutions that will allow the Lansing Board of Water & Light to build its proposed $27.9 million Central Substation at the southwest corner of South Washington Avenue and West Malcolm X Street.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at Malcolm X College, calling on "all Chicagoans" to join in a plan for confronting gun violence, on Sept.
4 16-10188-MCKEEN-107 The father of eight, McKeen displays their art in his office. Propped against a wall is his son Graham's painting of Malcolm X. Graham, then in eighth grade, is now an adjunct instructor at Indiana University. 5 16-10188-MCKEEN ...
students would have to go to Malcolm X College on the Near West Side. This caused a backlash. In February, City Colleges faculty announced they had taken a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Cheryl Hyman.
The rap duo Flight school Alumni name drops Trayvon Martin, Sean Bell, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Rosa Parks on "Tired"; and on "Butta Black Girls," Andria Nacine Cole speaks about the complexity of skin ...
With "flu season" approaching, free influenza vaccinations will be provided to adults Friday at the Malcolm X Library in San Diego.





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