“The real religion of Islam doesn’t teach anyone to judge another human being by the color of his skin. The yardstick that is used by the Muslim to measure another man is not the man’s color but by his deeds, his conscious behavior, the man’s intention and when you use that as the standard of measurement you never go wrong. But when you just judge a man because of the color of his Read more…NYMetro
On Thursday, May 19th, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee will observe the 86th anniversary of the birth of Malcolm X with the annual pilgrimage to his gravesite at Ferncliff Cemetery in Ardsley, NY.
Joined by the Sons and Daughters of Afrika and the New Black Panther Party, busses will assemble at the Harlem St Office Building, 163 W. 125th St. in Harlem at 9am.
There is a donation of $8.00 and $5.00 for adults and children respectively. Families and groups interested in making reservati
In the middle of this year’s Black History Month I was momentarily overcome by a weird feeling. There was a kind of ho hum, mundane, routine, business as usual atmosphere about this year’s commemoration with little passion or intensity.Maybe it was just me, but I had a sense that Black History Month was/is straying from Carter G. Woodson’s original mission of uti
“Obey the law…Be law-biding, but if somebody puts his hands on you, send them to the cemetery!...”
Malcolm X, Message to the Grassroots, November 1963
“You haven’t got integration in New York City. If you can’t get integration in New York City as up to date and cosmopolitan as it is, you’ll never get it anywhere else in this country…” Malcolm X, Theresa Hotel, 1st Post Mecca Press Conference, May 1964
Dear Governor Paterson,
I am most sure that we, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee, spe
Video Footage from the Javad Jahi Brigade of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement to Haiti for the 2010 Black August International Exchange
Discussion with Wilson Mesilien, Director of the September 30th Foundation and MXGM Press Conference on August 26th, 2010
The discussion focuses on the ongoing case of Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine, who was disappeared in August 2007, the work of the September 30th Foundation, and the strategy of the popular movement in relation to the upcoming “demonstration” elect
SYNOPSIS The time has come for a realistic political dialogue between theAmerican national minorities and the dominant Anglo-American ethny. The problematic that arises in what American presidents Clinton and Obama have repeatedly called a “one-nation one-state” political system is: how will the state assure and protect the unique needs and interests of its minorities, particularly its historically oppressed national
A funny thing happened while on the way to a press conference officially condemning the release of an assassin of Malcolm X from the NY state prison system, Zayid Muhammad, the press officer for the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee, got one of the most polite phone calls he had ever received.
The call came from of all places the NY State Parole Board.
“We had already made our condemnation known to the governor. We sounded the drum for the community to do the same. I guess someb
WCAR Human Rights Round Table
Thursday, January 29, 2009, 10.30 am to 4.00 pm
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial, Educational and Cultural Center
3940 Broadway, Harlem, NY (at 165th Street)
African-Americans Mobilizing Civil Society at the Historic Audubon Ballroom
The week after Barack Obama's inauguration, a distinguish panel of African descendents community leaders and thinkers will gather to address the issues of racism in a historical and projective manner in anticipation of the