Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family's long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from...
Ida B Wells

IDA B. WELLS

THE POLITICAL AWAKENING OF IDA B. WELLS by Paul Lee On the morning of February 13, 1893, a tiny, coffee-colored former school teacher appeared before the Boston Monday Lecture series at Tremont Temple. "It was...my first opportunity to address a white audience," she later recalled in her autobiography. The series, organized...
Malcolm X

The Return Of Malcolm X

  by Abdul Alkalimat Malcolm X is the central figure in the most phenomenal revival in the history of Black political culture. While in the heart of every inner city ghetto Malcolm X was never forgotten, the last several years have seen a tidal wave of interest storm into the consciousness...
Malcolm X

Malcom X On History

"Of all the things that black men or any men study for that matter, history is qualified to reward all research.  You have to have a knowledge of history no matter what you're going to do.  Anything that you undertake, you have to have a knowledge of history in...