Malcolm X

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Civil Rights Activist & Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

Award-winning actress and activist Rube Dee has died at 91 in her New Rochelle, N.Y. home Wednesday.


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Feb. 21: Malcolm X Is Assassinated at the Audobon Ballroom.

On Feb. 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.


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Nicki Minaj is Sorry You’re Upset About Her Single Art

She posted it to her Instagram account, revealing that the artwork would include a photo of civil rights leader Malcolm X taken for Ebony magazine in 1964. In the photo, X is holding a gun and peeking out the blinds of a window.


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Redskins WR Josh Morgan Upset Schools Aren’t Teaching More Black History

Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan may be unsure about his future with the team, but when it comes to the future of black history in schools, he’s always sure about one thing. “[Teachers aren’t] even teaching it at their schools, they’re not teaching [students] what it means.”


Undated picture of Malcolm X (center), the leader of the Organization for the Afro-American unity.        (Photo credit STF/AFP/GettyImages)

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary

Malcolm X has an interesting place in American history: Some see him as a fighter for equal rights, while others saw him as a preacher of violence and racism.


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Mary J. Blige Takes On Malcolm X’s Wife, Joined By Angela Bassett

Mary J. Blige will be joined by Oscar-nominated actresses for her portrayal of Dr. Betty Shabazz, the wife of slain Muslim leader Malcolm X.