Malcolm X and Revolutionary Black Nationalism in America

“Malcolm X was a student of history, and that is what made him one of the most important political philosophers and leaders African Americans ever produced. For some 15 years or more, Malcolm X studied history, philosophy, religion, and politics.”

The Afro Hair Do – Then, and Now

Afro Blowout Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed, Eduardo Munoz / Reuters (de Blasio), Gallo Images / Rex (Jackson), Everett Collection (Grier), Lee Lockwood/Time Life Pictures / Getty Images (Newton), Hulton Archive / Getty … Read More

1960S BLACK STUDENT MOVEMENT: SNCC – 'THE SIT-IN'

“In the sixties one of the main objectives of the black student movement was to breakdown barriers to African Americans achieving economic, political, and social parity in American society. When these barriers were temporarily altered, many African Americans thought the  “collective” struggle was over and concentrated on individual success. African Americans need to understand that individual success for African Americans (who are an oppressed nationality) is interrelated to group success because a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)

21 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About D’Angelo

D’Angelo   The elusive prodigy opened up in Brooklyn, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. 1. D’Angelo started playing piano when he was 3. 2. … Read More