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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


Malcolm X's daughter: Whites can use the n-word if we continue to

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of the slain Civil Rights leader Malcom X, gave an interesting interview with TMZ in which she discussed rap and politics.

Asked whether she would “cringe” when she listened to rap music and “the drop the N-word,” Shabazz said, “I think it’s just ridiculous sometimes. 194 more words


[SERIES] Ride-or-Die Women Throughout History. Part 1

By Amanda Parris and Alicia Bunyan-Sampson

A year after starting The Ride or Die Project we realize how challenging it is for some people to understand what we mean when we say… 1,362 more words

Ride Or Die