Tag Archives: African-American History

Smithsonian Channel: ‘Malcolm X’s Fiery Speech Addressing Police Brutality’

“In 1962, a confrontation with the LAPD outside a mosque resulted in the death of a Nation of Islam member. It was an event seized on by an outraged Malcolm X, who would condemn it in an impassioned speech. From … Continue reading

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NBC News: Minister Malcolm X- ‘Don’t Beg For a Job: Create a Job’

Source:The New Democrat “Your Name Is No Accident: http://tinyurl.com/z5qldpv Malcolm X Says: Stop BEGGING the Man for a Job and CREATE a Job for Yourself by starting an ONLINE BUSINESS. Watch the FREE Video: http://www.launchyourstore.co.uk/ (This video is for educational … Continue reading

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John Birch Society: John F. McManus- ‘Martin Luther King Doesn’t Deserve Adulation’

Source:John Birch Society This is how the Far-Right in America who perhaps today would be called the Alt-Right, what I and others call the New-Right of Far-Right right-wing Nationalists and tribalist’s in America who view themselves as the real Americans … Continue reading

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Hip Hughes: Keith Hughes- Who Were The Black Panthers? US History Review

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The way I look at the 1960s when it came to these political revolutionary movements within the African-American community, was that there were three movements there. You had the non-violent … Continue reading

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Talking Union: Nathan Newman- Remembering Martin Luther King and His Roots in The Labor Socialist Movement

Source: Talking Union: Nathan Newman- Remembering Martin Luther King and His Roots in The Labor Socialist Movement Imagine if we had more American Socialists who had the character and courage  to be out front about their socialist politics and not feel … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: ‘The Radical MLK’

Source: Dandelion Salad The Radical MLK After the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed and then the 1965 Voting Rights Act was passed, the 1968 Fair Housing Law, the Martin L. King movement started moving into a more radical direction. Even … Continue reading

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National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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Talking Union: Celebrating The Life and Work Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Source: Talking Union: Celebrating The Life and Work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Every time I hear our President Donald Trump speak and give one of his shithole comments or says something else that is disgusting about an entire group … Continue reading

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Euro News: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream Speech

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “I have a dream that one day my children will be judged by the content of their character, not by the color of their skin.” Dr. Martin Luther King, the leader … Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Woodrow Wilson Center: James Patterson- Freedom is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report What I take from Freedom is Not Enough from the James Patterson book is that freedom is not … Continue reading

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