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To My Dear Brother Malcolm, AKA El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz: As we mark the 90th anniversary of your birth, I wonder if you… Read More

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As the last state in the United States to officially abolish slavery in 2013, Mississippi maintains occupies a complicated place… Read More

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Saturday, February 21st, 2015 marks the 50th year of the assassination of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz). The… Read More

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As people across the world commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, EBONY asked some of our favorite… Read More

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Human beings are an incredible set of circumstances.” That’s how Ruby Dee—the pint-sized force of nature who trailblazed a path… Read More

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