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fidel castro meets malcolm x in harlem: 1960

In September 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address the United Nations General Assembly. After being kicked out of the Shelburne hotel downtown due to baseless rumors started by the press, Castro’s team of Cuban delegates had … Continue reading

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the organization for afro-american unity: 1964

el-hajj malik el shabazz (formerly malcolm x) founded┬áthe organization of afro american unity in 1964, a political and social movement dedicated to the philosophy of black nationalism, “which means that the black man should control the politics of his own … Continue reading

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knowledge of self

human beings are Nature become conscious of it’s Self. (by itself) “When you are art gone forth wholly from the creature [human], and have become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then you are in that eternal One, … Continue reading

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take a stand for human rights

john lennon knew that if the divine forces give you the gift of musicianship, it must be well used, for the good of humanity. august 21. 1971, george jackson was shot to death in the prison in san quentin, california … Continue reading

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jazz!

jazz is art, listen!

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know your history: black power

black power. apparently stokely carmichael said it first. what do you know about the legacy of the revolution? (i hope not just what they have taught you in schools). question: what is america teaching about the black power movement that … Continue reading

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living for the city

pictures tell a story, paired with music make a song that means more when juxtaposed with images to make the message strong. listen to the music, recognize creation.

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