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Malcolm X's birthday is over. Muslims everywhere celebrated his life. But when are we going to try and pick up where he left off?
May 19 marked the 92nd birthday of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X. Across the U.S., blacks are organizing to commemorate the life and legacy of the legendary African-American human rights activist.
Malcolm X Day is one of those days that definitely needs to be celebrated; his life, his thoughts, his change and his impact is something that we should pay tribute to despite what the "official" calendar says.
Tragically, he's not around to celebrate his birthday because he was executed by gunfire while unarmed in 1965. Two days before Brother Malcolm's birthday, Terence Crutcher was "killed' by a jury that outrageously acquitted the Oklahoma cop who had ...
Malcolm X first entered the public eye in 1957, when he gathered a crowd of almost 4,000 at the New York police Department to protest the beating and subsequent arrest of Hinton Johnson, a Black man and fellow member of the Nation of Islam.
The Black Lives Matters movement is based on an understanding that racial dynamics is the basis for police violence and mass incarceration of African Americans.
Through his organizing, speeches and posthumously published autobiography, Malcolm almost single-handedly re-popularized the ideas of self-sufficiency, self-determination and Black nationalism.
We celebrate on May 19 the birthdays of two world-bending revolutionaries, Ho Chi Minh and Malcolm X. Born in 1890 in central Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh was the Marxist-Leninist communist who forged and led a people's movement and army that defeated the ...
Malcolm X would have been 92-years-old today. His legacy made him a worldwide icon and a hero to most Blacks in America. Along with his legacy in civil and human rights, X also greatly influenced the hip-hop generation.
The last section of Malcolm X's 10,000 plus page FBI file concerns the Bureau's electronic surveillance of the activist shortly before his death.
Malcolm X first entered the public eye in 1957, when he gathered a crowd of almost 4,000 at the New York police Department to protest the beating and subsequent arrest of Hinton Johnson, a Black man and fellow member of the Nation of Islam.
Breaking away from the apolitical tenets of the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X defiantly introduced a comprehensive vision for Black American liberation and unity in his 1964 "Ballot or the Bullet" speech.
Malcolm X would have turned 92 Friday, just two days after white Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer Betty Shelby was acquitted of first-degree manslaughter in last year's shooting death of unarmed, compliant, hands-in-the-air "bad dude" - aka black man ...
In the history of African-Americans who fought for the rights of our people, a conversation cannot go by without mentioning the great Malcolm X. May 19 is the birthday of the great civil rights leader who was killed by an assassin's bullet. Today he ...
Very seldom does one encounter a leader as valiant, sharp, and fearless as Malcolm X (aka El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). Advertisement.
Malcolm X was a controversial figure in history, known for his advocacy work in human rights but condemned for his preaching on black supremacy and encouraging violent upheaval in the black and Muslim community.
In today's episode, we hear clips from Malcolm X's "Friends and Enemies" speech given just after his house was bombed in Detroit in 1965.
The 48th Annual Malcolm X Black Unity Awards are being held Sunday, May 21, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the International African arts Festival Headquarters located at 1360 Fulton St., Suite 401, in Brooklyn.
Organized by the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and the Sons of Afrika (atmxcc519@Verizon.net), the annual visit to Malcolm X's gravesite in Hartsdale, N.Y., will occur Friday, May 19. Every year since the assassination of Malcolm Shabazz, ...
HARLEM - In an age of resistance and Black Lives Matter, a local writer is looking to the past to unpack present-day issues. In an ode to civil rights icon Malcolm X and playwright Lorraine Hansberry - both of whom share a May 19 birthday and a ...
Upon returning to New York City on May 21, 1964, after his Hajj to Mecca, Brother Malcolm X picked up right where he left off when he departed several weeks earlier, on April 13.
That is what Walter Brooks aims to do when he takes part in Yankton's Events at the AME Series Saturday at 2 p.m. by presenting, "An Afternoon on Malcolm X." The presentation will be held at the AME Allen Chapel. For his presentation, Brooks will ...
Everyone who lives in New York City, whether they carry one or not, appreciates the value of a quality backpack. I have a small orange backpack that has not only adjustable shoulder straps, but adjustable straps that can be clipped around my waist and ...
ABOUT TOWN: An annual Malcolm X birthday festival in Dallas will also pay tribute to a local community leader who - like the Muslim leader slain in 1965 - lost his life senselessly.
In addition, in black communities self-hate is rampant. For example, black girls are taught to hate their own natural hair. Self-hate runs so deep in black communities that I believe schools should be teaching things like Malcolm X's famous speech "Who ...
I come from an era of black pride, black power, my father riding around listening to James Brown singing, "Say it loud: I'm black and I'm proud," and people walking around with African medallions and Malcolm X hats. There's nothing that makes me feel ...
May 19, 1925: Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska. In prison, he became a follower of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad but split with him prior to a 1964 pilgrimage to Mecca, where Malcolm X accepted followers of all races.
The Eastside arts Alliance and cultural Center in Oakland is working year-round to provide gallery exhibitions, public art projects, youth classes and other cultural programs.
Even we in the Black bourgeoisie couldn't hide from Malcolm X. How many times did I get on the elevator at Harper & Row with one of the top floor executives?
"Each of these assassinations represent the slow death of The American Dream," Rasar explains. "The calculated murders of JFK, MLK, & Malcolm X changed the shape of not only America, but world history in innumerable ways that add much needed context ...
THIS WEEK, 92 years ago, Malcolm X, the outspoken black leader was born in Lansing Michigan. As a member the Nation of Islam, Malcolm had a profound effect on the African-American struggle for civil rights and the broader fight against black inequality.
Kudos for Ted Diadiun's primer on the free speech movement, its advent and its architect, Mario Savio. Suppression 301 - silencing opposing voices on campus In 1964, Barry Goldwater and Malcolm X emerged as the most popular speakers on college ...
If Malcolm X was alive, he'd be next to me with them choppers." In the video, uncle Murda motions like he is holding a long gun when he says the word "choppers," which is street slang for AK-47 assault rifles.
... particularly black mothers, with their children in time for Mother's Day. "Can you imagine being a mother away from your child simply because you cannot afford bail," says Dara Cooper, who is part of the Philadelphia Malcolm X Grassroots Movement.
A pair of exhibitions, part of the citywide "2017 Year of Public Art," raises fundamental questions about public art via the Wall of Respect and, additionally, a series of 32 majestic doors painted by Eugene "Eda" Wade for the interior stairwells of ...
"Towards the end of the [Malcolm X] letter it has a very interesting sense of premonition," Wilkins said. "This is that Malcolm X mentions he will be going to Paris and London before he returns back home in the United States, because he does not know ...
"I'm not a negro, I'm a man." In the end, what James Baldwin, a great American writer born in Harlem in 1924 (and died in France in 1987), has consistently proclaimed, in one way or another, in his writings, Conferences, and interviews.
This May 19 and 20 the December 12th Movement is calling on our community to respect and celebrate Malcolm X by participating in the Malcolm X Conference for Self-Determination. May 19, we will assemble at noon at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office ...
In 1992, I was 11 years old when Spike Lee dropped his most complex and monumental joint, "Malcolm X," and I remember like last payday how every uncle Terry I knew lost their alabaster minds without even seeing the fucking flick.
"To promote the intellectual traditions of African, African-American, and Islamic authors, and activists as they relate to contemporary issues of justice and peace", said Dr.
In June 2016, the team broke ground on said facility, which will stand at the previous site of the Malcolm X College just beyond the United Center.
"We do not want Paul Ryan in our city visiting a school on Malcolm X Boulevard, a school with mostly minority children to have a photo op," Becker said.
Lal Zimman, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at UC Santa Barbara and author of the Trans Talk blog, cited the history of X as a "stand-in mark," mentioning how Malcolm X used the letter to represent his lost pre-slavery name. Zimman said putting "x ...
The chosen topic for the evening will explore some of US civil rights icon Malcolm X's approaches to community activism and their relevance in modern Britain.
It was Malcolm X who reminded us that bullets, not ballots, have often changed the course of history. So many of us wonder what might have happen if President John F. Kennedy had not been assassinated in 1963.
Sources with knowledge of the visit told the New York Daily News, among other news outlets, that Ryan will visit the Success Academy location on West 118th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard. Staff members from a public school that ...
The image of the man born as Malcolm Little, later to be known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, and more commonly Malcolm X peering through a curtained window holding an M1 carbine rifle, sat uneasily perhaps alongside my gallery of celebrated Blue Note ...
Martin Luther King Jr.: Assassinated: April 4, 1968. Medgar Evers: Assassinated: June 12, 1963. Malcolm X: Assassinated: Feb. 21, 1965.
A letter is up for auction in which Malcolm X makes painfully frank confessions to a friend about the collapse of his marriage - because he wasn't able to satisfy ...
At the time of his diagnosis, Grinslade had been named one of 20 students on USA Today's All-USA Community College Academic Team.


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