In Memory of Brother Malcolm X on His 90th Birthday

Today – May 19, 2015 – marks what might¬†have been brother Malcolm’s 90th birthday. That possibility ended when assassins comprised of misled Black folk and U.S. government intelligence/law enforcement agencies, killed brother Malcolm on February 21, 1965. Malcolm X was … Continue reading In Memory of Brother Malcolm X on His 90th Birthday

The Importance of Brother Malcolm X 50 Years After His Assassination

As any regular reader of my blog knows by now, I have tremendous respect for brother Malcolm X. In addition, according to my studies, I credit brother Malcolm with being a key ideological catalyst of the Black Arts & Consciousness ¬†and Black Power Movements, the formation of Black Student Unions on college campuses, and their successful demand for Black Studies Departments throughout the nation. I’ve written a number of articles about my posthumous mentor, including one that discusses his general significance, one explaining meaningful ways to honor his legacy, an article that explores poetry written in tribute to him, and … Continue reading The Importance of Brother Malcolm X 50 Years After His Assassination