KING X

MARTIN and MALCOLM: "Two Legacies, One Movement" Elizabeth A. Singleton Introduction Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, both historical icons dominating the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s, made profound psychological, political, economic and spiritual impacts on the development of the African American community and upon the social landscape of this nation....

Blacks in Space

Reaching for the Stars: Blacks in Space by Tracy Dixon Without the dedicated work of Black scientists, humans would never have walked on the moon. From devices for tracking space ships, to rocket engines and airborne radar systems, Blacks have continuously played a role in revolutionizing space travel in the United...

African Survivals

By Dr. Edward Beasley In many American public schools, Africa has been presented as a continent lacking a creditable history. Students have been taught to think of a dark continent far removed from civilization. But research reveals that students use African products each day. African words are reflected in their...
Interview With A Business Woman of Extraordinary Warmth by Bill Singleton, Jr. SINGLETON: You cannot do everything. LEWIS: That's again one of the lessons Mr. Lewis learned. He was his own lawyer, his own accountant, his own engineer, his own and on and on, and he failed. Because then he was doing...
by Lucien Smith Newton's modern and scientific appeal to reason not only shatter old notions of science but broaden the scope of study in many other fields as well. It uses reason, the scientific approach of measuring what one could see empirically to find the truth of things. The use of...

A conversation with KRS-One

A conversation with KRS-One and Michael Lipscomb for Black History Magazine, completed in 1992 at the request of the of the Publisher, Bill Singleton, Jr. ML: It's obvious that history is important to you. History is self-esteem to you. But it strikes me that you deposit history into politics, and...
Arsenio Hall

ARSENIO HALL INTERVIEW

The Interview by Bill Singleton Q: When did you decide to be a comedian? AH: When I was a senior in high school, a comedian named Franklin Ajaye came to my school to promote the film "Car Wash." After seeing him, I said to myself, that's the first thing I'm going to...

Mandela

By Elizabeth Singleton Under the newly-formed government of President Nelson Mandela, South Africa is shaping a new landscape of democracy for its future. With new voices now resounding in Pretoria's Parliament, many old issues and new concerns will finally be addressed. After twenty-seven painful years of imprisonment, Nelson Mandela was,...