Info Post: Black History Month Week 3
Notable Black People You Should Have Been Taught About But Probably Weren't Warnings, Notes, and Disclaimers SPECIFIC TRIGGER WARNINGS: Racism, disparing racial terms, etc. IMAGE CONTENT: Black people NOTES: Sorry about the lack of Info Post last weekend, it was my mom's birthday, I was tired, the…
Another of Omaha, NE... Malcolm and his two little girls (1963) Malcolm and his two little girls (Qubilah and Attallah) at home in East Elmhurst, Queens. The photographer that took this photo (Robert L Haggins) was a friend of Malcolm's. This was the last photograph he was to take of his friend.
Up-close-and-personal, new books offer invaluable insight into Malcolm X
This year is turning out to be a bountiful period for some upclose-and-personal books about famous human rights activist Malcolm X, who had Grenadian roots and Caribbean influences.
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, By Manning Marable
The global fame and iconic posthumous stature of the man born as Malcolm Little may seem anomalous, even inexplicable. By most measures, his career was neither very successful, important, nor admirable. Murdered by former devotees at the age of just 39, he left no institutional legacy: the political and religious organistions he founded, always small and fragile, withered away