The Explosive Chapter Left Out of Malcolm X’s Autobiography | History.com

Missy Sullivan, History.com Truman Moore/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images, Featured Image not often that a little-known chapter from one of the most important books of the 20th century emerges into the public sphere. Especially one in which a prominent civil-rights figure delivers a stern rebuke to his race. In July 2018, the Schomburg Center for…

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Leyla Fern King receives Gold Key recognition for ‘To Mama’ | The St. Louis American

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Fern King received the highest Gold Key recognition for her poem “To Mama” in the 2019 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards Contest and now advances to national competition. She is a sophomore at John Burroughs School where she serves as sophomore justice on…

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Black History Month: a Reading List | OUPBlog

Eleanor Robson & Mara Sandroff, OUPBlog marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation of Black History Month was initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson…

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Gorgeous New ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Trailer Celebrates Black Families | Colorlines The latest look at Barry Jenkins’ upcoming film illuminates how Baldwin’s characters build community while navigating uncertainty and trauma.

The latest look at Barry Jenkins’ upcoming film illuminates how Baldwin’s characters build community while navigating uncertainty and trauma.

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Watch the Emotional First Trailer for Barry Jenkins’s New Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ | Vice The 'Moonlight' director is making his return to the big screen with an adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel.

The ‘Moonlight’ director is making his return to the big screen with an adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel.

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‘Breaking’ Presents: Juliana ‘Jewels’ Smith, Educator-Turned-Comic Writer | Colorlines The Bay Area resident, inspired by how comics connected with her community college students, developed “(H)afrocentric” to address structural and economic racism in a funny and accessible way.

The Bay Area resident, inspired by how comics connected with her community college students, developed “(H)afrocentric” to address structural and economic racism in a funny and accessible way.

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Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course | PBS And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.

And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.

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