Malcolm X

The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.

A new documentary about James Baldwin, the late activist-writer, highlights America’s disappointing progress around issues of race and equality.

The book Blood Brothers describes the unique friendship between two of Black America’s icons, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Though Ali’s conversion to Islam was a defining moment for the former heavyweight boxing champion, it was his friendship with El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) that played a major role in forming the champ’s views and who he was. From Amazon […]

Over the past year or so, professional and college athletes alike have come out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This activism can be traced back to when Malcolm X pushed Muhammad Ali to change the way Black athletes engaged in civil rights politics. Their friendship was short-lived, powerful, and complex. Their bond is explored in […]

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in…

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]

Mo’Nique: I Was “Blackballed” After Winning My Oscar Academy Award winner Mo’Nique told the Hollywood Reporter that she was “blackballed” after winning an Academy Award for…

February 21, 2015 marks the 50-year anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination in Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom. As part of NewsOne Now’s commemorative podcast, Roland Martin was…

When you take a trip to the far north part of Manhattan and visit what had once been the Audobon Ballroom — now redesigned and renamed the…

Malcolm X, one of the most important figures of the second half of the 21st century, brought a different perspective to Black America and the…

  Malcolm Little was born on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, the fourth of eight children born to Louise and Earl Little.  Malcolm is known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz which is Arabic.  Malcolm’s father was killed by white supremists. When he was 13, his mother was placed in a mental institution while he was […]

Betty Shabazz (pictured), the widow of famed civil rights icon Malcolm X, died on this day in 1997 at the age of 61. Her death…