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    A deep festival. I have seen only a few documentaries about him - I had no idea there were so many.  Do you know the titles? I might be able to find them in the library or on Amazon or something and would like to check them out.

    Thanks for quoting the end of the autobiography.  I always think that if folks just read that book, devoid of what they think they know about Bro. Malcolm, America would get a long long way down the road of solving the problem.

    One of the things I will write about as part of this, I guess, is the logical heirs to his thinking.  Notably, some of them are white.  Indeed, in many ways non-Black peoples have been some of his staunchest advocates, post-humously of course.  I actually think that Malcolm would have found some real synergy and pleasure in that.

    My separate place for mental meanderings: Political Sapphire

    by shanikka on Mon May 22, 2006 at 07:12:58 AM PDT

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    •  SusanG's diary rescue sent me over here (1+ / 0-)
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      shishani

      shanikka.

      I can only rec your latest comment, but that's no never mind.

      I have it bookmarked & can use what you've said & your photos
      to teach my students next year.

      Thank you very very much for your witnessing.

      It is never too late to be what you might have been...George Eliot

      by begone on Mon May 22, 2006 at 09:40:38 PM PDT

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    •  Films that were screened (4+ / 0-)
      1.  "The Hate That Hate Produced," 1959.
      1.  "Malcolm X, Interview at Berkley," 1963.
      1.  "Talk with an Assassin - The Talmadge Hayer Interview," 1980.  
      1.  "When Chickens Come Home to Roost," 1981 with Denzel Washington.
      1.  "Malcolm X Debates Dr. Kenneth B. Clark," 1962.
      1.  "The X Papers; Pt's 1,2 & 3," 2003 BET Special.
      1.   "Malcolm X Speaks; Murder of Ronald Stokes, LAPD Assassins," 1962.  Live speech in Los Angeles.
      1.  "Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X," 1994.
      1.  "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," 1971.
      1.  "Malcolm X: Make It Plain," 1994.

      Check out malcolmxfestival.org

      Peace

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