University student uncovers lost Malcolm X speech

(excerpt from) BET.com Brown U. Student Uncovers Lost Malcolm X Speech By David Klepper, Associated Press, 2/6/2012 In his speech, Malcolm X outlined Black Muslims’ beliefs and argued that Black Americans cannot wait for white Americans to offer them equality. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The recording was forgotten, and so, too, was the odd twist […]

Newsday Op-Ed about civil rights, fair housing, and school district stats

Andrew Young will visit Long Island on June 2nd, to receive an award from Erase Racism. Howard Glickstein has published an op-ed in Newsday about Andrew Young and Civil Rights.

Lena Horne, civil rights activist and jazz vocalist, dies at age 92

Excerpt from the Guardian UK: here. Lena Horne, black singer and activist, dies Actor and singer who broke down racial barriers in film and music industries dies, aged 92 Lena Horne, the singer and actor best known for her rendition of Stormy Weather and as Hollywood’s first black sex symbol, has died. She was 92. […]

Tonight! Cynthia McKinney in California

Below is a listing of 3 upcoming events for former Congresswoman and 2008 Green Party candidate for President, Cynthia McKinney. The first one is for tonight, Friday, February 20, 2009. 6:30pm potluck/7:30pm forum in Topanga Canyon, California. [hq2600] From Cynthia McKinney:Weekend Calendar Friday, February 20, 2009 11:45 AM From: “HQ” / Cynthia McKinney Hi!  I […]

Trinity United Church of Chicago fights back…

Kimberly writes: Rev. Wright is not the pastor at Trinity Church anymore. Believe he retired shortly before this flap with the Obama situation. The new pastor and the people at this church are bold and brave. I am so impressed that they are taking this opportunity of scrutiny to share their message of love and […]

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