CLIP: MALCOLM X INTERVIEW, 1964
Malcolm X interviewed on Tonight in November 1964. He discusses his name, the demands of his organisation, the Muslim Mosque and their motto “by any means necessary”.
He goes on to say that the civil rights movement does not fully represent the ordinary, poor, Black American, and that education should be used as a tool to promote understanding.
13 August 2012
Click link to view the interview clip: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00x9qbd
JAMAICANS LIVING IN UKRAINE WHEN RUSSIA INVADED IN FEBRUARY, SHARE THEIR ACCOUNTS (2022)
On February 25, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Many students from African and Caribbean nations were trapped in Ukraine, due to the suddenness of the invasion. Here, some Jamaicans share their accounts.
CHERRY NATURAL (JAMAICA) SPOKEN WORD
Cherry Natural considers herself as a feminist dub poet or activist, and her sources of inspiration include the late Jamaican poet Louise Bennett. Louise Bennett is well-known as the first Caribbean poet who used Creole or patois consistently and to great effect in her ballads, and who relentlessly stood up for the people's language as opposed to standard English which was then considered as the only passport to social elevation.