Posts Tagged ‘ Black Freedom Struggle ’

Honoring Malcolm X

May 13, 2014
Honoring Malcolm X

African American Breakthrough Series The month of May marks the birthday of Malcolm X, one of the most influential voices and leaders of the twentieth-century. The African American Breakthrough Series is proud to celebrate the life and achievements of Malcolm X. Malcolm X’s legacy is expansive and profoundly insightful and instructive. To ignore his...
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Malcolm X and Martin Luther King: The Motive Force of Change in America

May 30, 2010
Malcolm X and Martin Luther King: The Motive Force of Change in America

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King were the defining figures of the 1960s black freedom struggle. These two towering leaders influence and determine the scope and tone of the civil rights struggle and black power movement. Through their philosophy and leadership, they set the moral and social agenda for much of the second half...
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Message to the Grassroots: In Unity and Struggle

May 23, 2010
Message to the Grassroots: In Unity and Struggle

Malcolm X was one of the twentieth century’s most gifted leaders and orators. He used his speeches critique American racism and to reeducate blacks regarding their identity (Africans in Americans), purpose (free themselves from racial oppression) and direction (serve as a revolutionary political and social force capable of building a more humane society). In...
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America in the Age of Malcolm X

May 16, 2010
America in the Age of Malcolm X

The influence and impact of Malcolm X on the 1960s Freedom Struggle and America in general is beyond category and measure. Any lack appreciation of Malcolm X’s contribution to advancement of the Black Freedom Struggle and the radicalization of America is due in large measure to his powerful anti-establishment message and the instructiveness of...
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