The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the center announced Thursday. Continue Reading →
Malcolm X stated, “History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.” Continue Reading →
Malcolm X wrote that Fidel Castro “achieved a psychological coup over the U.S. State Department when it confined him to Manhattan, never dreaming that he’d stay uptown in Harlem and make such an impression among the Negroes.” Continue Reading →
A great print image from 125th Street from 6th Ave. Looking West (aka Lenox Avenue, and today Malcolm X), Harlem, New York, 1891.
Yuri Kochiyama, 河内山 百合 Kōchiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014, was an American political activist. Continue Reading →
When Cuba’s delegation arrived in New York City in September 1960 to attend the United Nations General Assembly, the Eisenhower administration had already stopped Cuba’s sugar exports to the U.S. Continue Reading →
Black women who were at the forefront of the Black Revolt in the 1960s have been omitted from history books. Now the time is ripe to recover their stories. Continue Reading →
I always remember when I met with Malcolm X at the hotel Teresa, because he was the one who gave us support and made it possible for us to be accommodated there. Continue Reading →