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Malcolm X

Op-Led: Uptown Love in the Time of Coronavirus – Malcolm on my mind

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) May 19th was the 95th anniversary of the birth of the late, great Malcolm X. Malcolm X changed my life. The Autobiography of Malcolm X written with Alex Haley literally put the Black in Led Black. The book which has sold…

Uptown On TV 📺: Godfather of Harlem

Godfather of Harlem reimagines the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from a decade in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. The series premieres on EPIX on Sunday,…

Spread Love: X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation

Listen up folks, you have until February 18 to catch X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation at the Theatre at St. Clement’s. This magnificent show vividly brings to life the assassination of the late great Malcolm X. We…

The Top 10 Posts of 2014

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) 2015 is upon us folks. So before we cross the Rubicon. Let’s take a look at the year that was with the Top 10 posts of 2014.…

IndiVisible @ The Shabazz Center

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It is Black History Month people! Did you know that Washington Heights boasts a world class educational and cultural space dedicated to the late great Malcolm X and his valiant fight for civil and human…

Moisés Perez & Goldin Martínez Shabazz

Latin Roots shines light on leaders | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center was a constellation of Northern Manhattan’s shining stars this past Wed., Nov. 8. Four local leaders were honored by Community Works…