Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Michelle Alexander Speaks Powerfully On the New Jim Crow

May 21, 2011 was supposed to be the end of the world, well, it was the end of the world as many of us knew it when they heard Michelle Alexander dissect the criminal "injustice" system in America and its progeny---The New Jim Crow and mass incarceration in the age of Colorblindness.

The Campaign to End the New Jim Crow

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

The Malcolm X Museum Presents a Discussion of Manning Marable's Malcolm X Biography 
May 19, 2011
Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture- Harlem, NY
This event was cosponsored by the Museum of Moving Image... and was part of a two day series of movies and discussions concerning Malcolm X and his times.

This particular Thursday night event saw a standing room only crowd eager to listen to and be engaged in lively discussion about a controversial biography.

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Malcolm X On Canadian TV in January 1965

Here is a rare view of Brother Malcolm X being interviewed in the last days of his life. He went on CBC's Front Page Challenge on Jan. 5, 1965. It was a very popular infotainment type TV show that- as you can see -was not designed around soundbites and "gotcha" moments that so dominate today's TV news & views shows.