Malcolm X

Malikah Shabazz, one of Malcolm X’s six daughters, was found dead in her Brooklyn, New York, home Monday, as reported the NYPD. The 56-year-old Shabazz was found unconscious and unresponsive by her daughter just before 5pm. Sadly, a year old older than she was, her father,  Malcom X was killed 57 years ago in the […]

A few gems from Malcolm X...

The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.

The book Blood Brothers describes the unique friendship between two of Black America’s icons, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Though Ali’s conversion to Islam was a defining moment for the former heavyweight boxing champion, it was his friendship with El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) that played a major role in forming the champ’s views and who he was. From Amazon […]

Over the past year or so, professional and college athletes alike have come out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This activism can be traced back to when Malcolm X pushed Muhammad Ali to change the way Black athletes engaged in civil rights politics. Their friendship was short-lived, powerful, and complex. Their bond is explored in […]

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in…

When you take a trip to the far north part of Manhattan and visit what had once been the Audobon Ballroom — now redesigned and renamed the…

Malcolm X, one of the most important figures of the second half of the 21st century, brought a different perspective to Black America and the…

Can you imagine what would happen if Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown were all in one room back in 1964 after Ali’s fight with Cassius Clay? Now you can see first-hand what that moment could have been like. Kemp Powers brings the stage play ‘One Night In Miami’ to Center Stage. […]

Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood before the audience in Oslo, Norway and accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the…