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 […]

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…

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 a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]

A handwritten letter by Malcolm X will go on sale this week for a whopping $1.25 million, reports the New York Post. The letter, written…

  Former Atlanta mayor and activist Andrew Young had the honor of knowing both Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King. But he tells us…

Malcolm X remains one of the most important figures of the American Civil Rights Movement, and his transformation into a vocal human rights activist added…

One of the most iconic figures in American history was born 90 years ago today. The legacy of Malcolm X is one that has grown stronger over…

Mo’Nique: I Was “Blackballed” After Winning My Oscar Academy Award winner Mo’Nique told the Hollywood Reporter that she was “blackballed” after winning an Academy Award for…