Remembrance Of Malcolm X On His 84th Birthday

By Michael Smith, -

I heard Malcolm speak when he came to The University of Wisconsin in 1963.  He had yet to break with The Nation of Islam and was protected by several of their bodyguards.  All were dressed [...]

Kennedy And King Families, Advisers And Allies Call For Reopening Of Assassination Investigations

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Gary L. Aguilar, MD, is a private practicing ophthalmologist in San Francisco, a clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California-San Francisco, and the vice chief of staff at [...]

A New Documentary Unspools The Life Of Malcolm X

By Alex Demyanenko, -

Most people know that Malcolm X began his public career by calling for black separatism. Lost Tapes: Malcolm X reveals surprising details that have not been seared into our collective view of the [...]

Malcolm X & Human Rights In The Trump Era: Transcending The Masters tools

By Ajamu Baraka, -

By Ajamu Baraka for Popular Resistance. For those of us who operate within context of the Black Radical Tradition, Malcolm’s political life and philosophy connected three streams of the Black [...]

The Legacy of Malcolm X

By Ahmed Shawki, -

By Ahmed Shawki for Jacobin. After his visit to Africa, Malcolm began to argue that the black struggle in the United States was part of an international struggle, one that he connected to the [...]

Malcolm X Suggests Cure To Racism In Newly-Discovered Letter

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By Kimberley Richards for The Huffington Post - A recently-discovered letter reportedly handwritten by Malcolm X in 1964 describes racism at that time as an "incurable cancer" that was "plaguing" [...]

W.E.B. DuBois To Malcolm X: The Black Peace Movement

By Vincent Intondi, -

By Vincent Intondi in Zinn Ed Project - When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. announced his strong opposition to the war in Vietnam, the media attacked him for straying outside of his civil rights [...]

Malcolm X, Gentrification & Housing As A Human Right

By John Bartlett, -

Every day the Metropolitan Tenants Organization works with renters who are facing the negative effects of gentrification and other economic forces that threaten their housing. Thousands of [...]

Why Malcolm X Should Be Recognized In Selma This Weekend

By Kirsten West Savali, -

The 50th anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) came and went on Feb. 21 of this year. And just as in other years when the date of Malcolm’s assassination came [...]

Malcolm X’s Teachings Being Revived 50 Years After His Death

By Sam P.K. Collins, -

Black Americans, many of whom have taken to the streets in protest in recent months, have evoked the spirit of Malcolm X by candidly expressing their frustration with what they consider an unfair [...]

Malcolm X Was Right About America

By Chris Hedges, -

Malcolm X, unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation—which he said were a sham—and the [...]

Release Government Files On Malcolm X Assassination

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AS THE 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination nears next month, questions around his killing still linger. That’s why the Department of Justice should heed an online petition to release [...]

When The Black Students Of Wesleyan Took Over Fisk Hall

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FISK TAKEOVER Based on the events of February 21st, 1969 at Wesleyan University. Follow us Check out On Friday, [...]

Remembering Malcolm X On His 89th Birthday

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Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925 and February 21, 1965. He was a human rights activist who was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, who indicted white America in the harshest terms [...]