On the 1964 night when Cassius Clay won the World Heavy Weight Boxing Championship in Miami Malcolm X hosts a small party that includes the Champ & their 2 friends singer Sam Cook & football player Jim Brown, their conversation ranging over issues of racism & their part in fighting it.
I am Not Your Negro (2016)
James Baldwin’s voice is as prophetic today as ever. Click the image to read my entire review.
In Memory of Malcolm X
I just learned from reading today’s meditation in Janus Adams’ delightful book FREEDOM DAYS: 365 Inspired Moments in Civil Rights History that today is the 49th anniversary of the murder of Malcolm X in New York’s Audubon Ballroom. Right in front of a crowd of 400 people his killers shot him after one of them …