Malcolm X

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The Schomburg Acquires Lost Chapter of Malcolm X Biography

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture purchased the unpublished section of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” titled “The Negro,” at auction for $7,000.

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Malcolm X Biographical Scripted Drama Series in the Works

Independent studio Critical Content will adapt “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention” into an original narrative series. 

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53 Years Ago: Malcolm X Pledged Worldwide Black Liberation 'By Any Means Necessary'

He said those famous words while launching Organization of Afro-American Unity, which sought to empower the African diaspora to fight White supremacy and colonialism.

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''I Am Not Your Negro' Director Raoul Peck on James Baldwin's Legacy

The Haitian filmmaker’s new documentary weaves the compelling story of Black resistance from the 1950s to present using Baldwin’s unfinished “Remember This House” manuscript as its guide.

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'I Am Not Your Negro,' '13th' and 'O.J.: Made in America' Shortlisted for Oscar Doc Nominations

Will one of these projects win an Oscar in January?

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Activist Yuri Kochiyama

The Japanese-American Kochiyama lived through internment, worked with Malcolm X and promoted cross-racial solidarity throughout her career.

For #MalcolmXDay, 9 of the Icon's Most Important Quotes About Freedom and Justice

If he were still alive, Malcolm X would be 91 today.

Beyoncé Spills Some 'Lemonade,' Stops The World

Fans can now access both the visual and audio album via iTunes and Tidal. 

Celebrate Malcolm X's Birthday With These 5 Quotes

The black revolutionary was born on May 19, 1925.

One of Malcolm X's Last Speeches: 'Our Color Became to Us Like a Prison'

Just days before his death fifty years ago, the black revolutionary destroyed the concept of ‘reverse racism.’

Nicki Minaj Exploits Malcolm X For Her Song's Tasteless Artwork

The rapper stepped way over the line with this one.

Chelsea Manning is Thankful for Malcolm X, MLK Jr., and Harvey Milk

The former army private is reluctant to celebrate Thanksgiving because she believes its origins lie in the slaughter against the Pequot.

Malcolm X's Diary Will Be Published This Week

But a lawsuit is brewing to stop the book from hitting shelves.

It's Been 50 Years Since Malcolm X's 'Message to the Grass Roots'

Have you heard it?

Listen to Lost Malcolm X Speech, 50 Years Later

On Feb. 21, 1965, the former Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was assasinated. He was 39.

No New Investigation for Malcolm X Murder Case, Say Feds

The Justice Department says there’s no good reason to spend the money on reopening the case on Malcolm X’s assassination. A recent biography argued the initial case was rushed and insufficient, spurring new calls for a real investigation.

Birthday Love for Malcolm X

The charismatic leader would have turned 86 today.

What Ever Happened to Black Power? (And Do We Care?)

A new Malcolm X biography has put black nationalism in the news again. Reniqua Allen looks back, and forward, at the political ideology he helped popularize.

Malcolm X's Daughter Disputes Claims About Father's Sexuality

The discussion with Ilyasah Shabazz went from tense to downright hostile after several questions about the allegations.

On DJ Mister Cee, Malcolm X and Online Homophobia

How should we deal with the kinds of comments littering Mister Cee and Malcolm X threads?