Malcolm X

Encyclopaedia Africana M February 26, 2021 MICHAEL X

Michael de Frietas, later known as Michael Abdul Malik and Michael X, was a controversial black revolutionary figure born in Port-au-Spain, Trinidad in 1933. He was mixed-race. Iona Brown, his mother, was working-class and a known African spiritualist in their community in Trinidad. His estranged father, Emmanuel de Frietas, was Portuguese and resided in St. Kitts where he accumulated wealth from his chains …

D Encyclopaedia Africana February 24, 2021 DENZEL WASHINGTON

Denzel Washington has been nominated for an Oscar an impressive eight times for acting roles, and another as a producer.

Encyclopaedia Africana M February 21, 2021 MALCOLM SHABAZZ – REPORT OF THE PASSING OF MALCOLM X’S GRANDSON (2013)

On Friday, a godmother of Malcolm Shabazz, Ruth Clark, said on her Twitter account: “My heart is heavy, yet I find peace that my godson is among the angels.”

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 20, 2021 MALCOLM X INTERVIEWED ON US TV SHOW, FRONT PAGE CHALLENGE: 1965

Malcolm speaks on his split from the Nation of Islam, the accusation that he called Martin Luther King an Uncle Tom; the accusation that he preaches hate and exactly wha he means by saying, by any means necessary.

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Listening Tree Video (LT) February 20, 2021 MALCOLM X: DEMOCRACY IS HYPOCRISY

“They attack the victim, and then accuse the victim on attacking them”

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 20, 2021 COINTELPRO – GOALS

In the 1960’s, COINTELPRO’s targets frequently included civil rights activists, both those who espoused non-violence, like Martin Luther King, and those that Hoover referred to as “black nationalist hate groups,” like the Black Panthers.

B Encyclopaedia Africana February 19, 2021 BOBBY SEALE

If they had not murdered Malcolm X, there probably never would have been a Black Panther Party.

C Encyclopaedia Africana February 19, 2021 COINTELPRO

Within one year of the formation
of the Black Panther Party, the FBI established a special counter-intelligence program called COINTELPRO, to neutralize political dissidents.

Listening Tree Video (LT) February 7, 2021 CLIP: MALCOLM X INTERVIEW, 1964

Context: Malcolm has left the Nation of Islam and founded his own organisation, The Muslim Mosque

Uncategorized December 12, 2020 MESSAGE TO THE GRASSROOTS: MALCOLM X, 1963

We have a common enemy. We have this in common: We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter, and a common discriminator. But once we all realize that we have this common enemy, then we unite on the basis of what we have in common. And what we have foremost in common is that enemy — the white man. He’s an enemy to all of us. I know some of you all think that some of them aren’t enemies. Time will tell.

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