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As Saturday, February 21st. will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Brother/Minister/Revolutionary Malcolm X.
Yet given his magnanamous impact, it was as if this was only yesterday.
A rough and horror-filled childhood and aimless, early adulthood, set into motion his pathway to becoming a most excellent helper of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad and the NOI.
But, it was the challenges that came with such a responsibilty and in many ways, a manifestation of what we as black people in America have become after slavery, that caused the bitter and unfortunate separation from the NOI.
But being the man he was, molded in the finest steel and timbre, Malcolm remained committed to the struggle for Freedom, Justice and Equality, here in the DIaspora and abroad, in his desire to unify the Inigenous African with the African-American.
On Critical Discourse, we will examine his life and legacy, never overlooking his devotion to Al-Islam añd his global, de-colonized mind, which even today, far outshadows the host of present-day charlatans, passing as leaders, commissioned to lead our people into the morass of spiritual, moral and intellectual bondage.
For what we learn about the life and death of Omawale Malik Shabazz, helps us to appreciate our own past, present and future.
FIFTY years ago today my father, Malcolm X, was assassinated while speaking at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. I think about him every day, but even more in the last year, with the renewed spirit of civil rights activism after the tragic events in Ferguson, Mo., on Staten Island and in countless other parts of the country. What would he have to say about it?He would also critique the activists’ rhetoric itself. I imagine he would applaud the “Hands Up” gesture for its sheer dramatic effect, but also critique it as rank capitulation that ironically accommodates the very goal of police brutality — to intimidate and immobilize black citizens, forcing them into a defenseless posture if they hope to survive. Ilyasah Shabazz New york Times
On May 9, 2013 a plan to murder and/OR remove the first male heir and frontrunner of the late great Malcolm X was completed BUT the holes in the horrific events that took place on that date will astonish you! Hear the FACTS... put on your think tanks because it IS what you think it ain’t!... The FACTS are CLEAR. Will you be able to HANDLE THE truth on this program as to what you will hear?
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Topic: 'Malcolm Shabazz Update'
Guests: People Activists Sis. Sabrina Green, Dr. Randy Short, & Sis. Mama Dee
The Official FB Malcolm Shabazz Memorial Page:
America celebrates it's murderers. School children get the day off so they can reflect on the blood drenched "accomplishments" of slave owners. We feast in the name of genocide and share presents in the name of death. Today, however, is a new day and the people are waking up and ready to rid themselves of the shackles of the old oppressive world. Where is a day to honor our freedom fighters? People that changed the conditions of the most targeted and enlightened them to endless possibilities, when are they celebrated? On May 19th an international movement has come about to celebrate righteousness, Malcolm X Day. This will be a day of reflection and resistance but what is Malcolm X Day? On 3/12/15 2RAW4TV reflects on the life of Malcolm X and will discuss the significance of HIS Day. A day for heroes, liberation, and awakening. On May 19th we are not asking for permission to honor our mighty warriors, we are taking it! CLAIM MALCOLM X DAY. we will talk to a wide variety of people about this including the founder of this magnificent day- join u for this epic broadcast!
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Psychic Tracey Brown the worlds most Currently Popular Online Psychic talks about this weeks current hot topics! Join me each week at 12n every Saturday for a fun and enlightening 2hours! This week we will have join us March 28,2015 on my new segment-MALCOLM,THE ORDINARY SPORTS/POLITICAL GUY! http://t.co/8q7TDnpFn0
Join William Jackson as he welcomes Malcolm X's 3rd daughter, iLyasah Shabazz!
ilyasah Al-Shabazz is a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X . She is co-editor with Herb Boyd, The Diary of Malcolm X , worked with illustrator AG Ford, The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and with Kekla Magoon, X . Ilyasah promotes higher education, interfaith dialogue, and building bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world. She produces The WAKE-UP Tour™ and participates on international humanitarian delegations.
She is the founder of Malcolm X Enterprises and is a Trustee for The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. Ilyasah serves on the Board of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the Arts Committee for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, and a Project Advisor for the PBS award-winning documentary, Prince Among Slaves. Ilyasah holds a Master of Science degree in Education and Human Resource Development and currently resides in Westchester County of NY.
We have reach the 50th anniversary of brother Malcolm X death. So in this broadcast we want to highlight some info surrounding his life and assassination.
Born on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X was a prominent black nationalist leader who served as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam during the 1950s and '60s. Due largely to his efforts, the Nation of Islam grew from a mere 400 members at the time he was released from prison in 1952 to 40,000 members by 1960. Articulate, passionate and a naturally gifted and inspirational orator, Malcolm X exhorted blacks to cast off the shackles of racism "by any means necessary,". Brother Malcolm X broke with the group shortly before his assassination, February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in Manhattan, where he had been preparing to deliver a speech.
Being part of a religious community has its benefits, in terms of identity, beliefs, and a clear distinction between yourself and those who are "outsiders." What is it like growing inside a powerful religious organization that is feared by the government? How does your life change when your father is martyred, and becomes a larger than life historical figure? How does that affect your sense of purpose in life? How does that affect the friendships and personal relationships you form? How do you help people to see you the person and not you the symbol of whatever people perceive your father, mother, and religious organization to be? Is it possible to have a personal relationship with someone who is outside of the religious structure that shaped your identity? Ilyasah Shabazz, shares her story in the book "Growing Up X"
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The biblical story of David and Goliath is probably the most well-known underdog story in the world.
Goliath is a giant warrior who battles a much-smaller shepherd boy, David. David shoots him with a stone and a sling right between the eyes, Goliath topples over, and David kills him.
David and Goliath is "a metaphor for improbable victories," Gladwell explained during a Ted Talk in September. "Why do we call David an underdog? Well, we call him an underdog because he's a kid, a little kid, and Goliath is this big, strong giant. We also call him an underdog because Goliath is an experienced warrior, and David is just a shepherd. But most importantly, we call him an underdog because Goliath is outfitted with all of this modern weaponry, this glittering coat of armor and a sword and a javelin and a spear, and all David has is this sling."
The first mistake history has made when retelling the tale of David and Goliath is to assume that David was a helpless boy who only had a wimpy slingshot to protect himself, Gladwell said.
That's because there were three types of warriors in ancient times: people who fought with slings and archery (David), foot soldiers who were good at up-close combat with swords (Goliath), and people on horseback.
Goliath was a foot soldier; David was a slinger. When put this way, and you note that Goliath and David were fighting from somewhat of a distance, it makes David's weapon choice seem smart. He's good at attacking with accuracy from afar.
It also makes you understand why Goliath was in trouble the moment David whipped out his sling. If David never got close to him, how could he attack and defeat him?
"Goliath is a sitting duck. He doesn't have a chance," Gladwell concludes.
You can get more information about Malcolm Gladwell at http://gladwell.com/
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