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Black History Month - 30 books for 30 days

Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,” which was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. 150 more words


Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our...

Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage. He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural traditions which need to be institutionalized so that they can be passed on to our heirs. 7 more words

Betty Shabazz

4 Phenomenal African American Women

Black History:  Special Delivery!!

Earlier today we asked our Black Mail Readers to identify the phenomenal women in this photo.  They are (left to right) Betty Shabazz, Dorothy Height, Shirley Chishlom, & Marian Anderson. 12 more words

Black History

May 28 in history

585 BC – A solar eclipse occurred, as predicted by Greek philosopher and scientist Thales, while Alyattes was battling Cyaxares in the Battle of the Eclipse… 940 more words


When Betty Saw Malcolm: Happy 90th.

In the poem, “And How Could I Live On,” by Nikki Giovanni, she talks about the night Malcolm’s grandson, named after his grandfather, threw gasoline on his grandmother, Betty, and lit the match. 92 more words

The telegram MLK sent Malcolm X's wife after her husband's assassination

Today marks the 50 year anniversary of when Malcolm X was assassinated in the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. His death elicited shocked reactions from many Civil Rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., who sent Malcolm X’s wife, Betty Shabazz, … 271 more words


Hundreds to mark the 50th year since Malcolm X's assassination

NEW YORK (AP) — Activists, actors, and politicians will remember civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the New York site in Harlem where he was killed 50 years ago. 319 more words