The Ballot Or The Bullet – Malcolm X

by Malcolm X April 3, 1964 Cleveland, Ohio  Mr. Moderator, Brother Lomax, brothers and sisters, friends and enemies: I just can’t believe everyone in here is a friend, and I don’t want to leave anybody out. The question tonight, as I understand it, is “The Negro Revolt, and Where Do We Go From Here?” or…

When King came up against Chicago racism

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference took on a new challenge: expose and overcome racial discrimination in Chicago. Here, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation, explains the backdrop to this new struggle of the civil rights movement and tells the story of a challenge to…

The Clinton Foundation Shuts Down Clinton Global Initiative 

On January 12, a WARN notice was filed with the New York Department of Labor—the main office of the Clinton Global Initiative would be closing The Clinton Foundation’s long list of wealthy donors and foreign government contributors during the 2016 elections provoked critics to allege conflicts of interests. Clinton partisans defended the organization’s charitable work, and dismissed…