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A Revolutionary Change In Our Life Time: Remembering Herman Ferguson


Saturday, May 16, 2015 the family and close friends of the late great Baba Herman Ferguson gathered to commemorate his legacy On September 25, 2014, Herman Ferguson, a pillar in the African struggle left physically, but nearly six months later he is still missed by those who knew and loved him most; his family and […]

#XLife Malcolm’s 90th Birthday Celebration With The Source

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If I was a piece of paper I’d be a Malcolm X speech written on the Back on Nat Turners slave papers, intricately folded by militant martyrs and political poets, handed down with the folk lore of revolution, heard thru the power of culture by young legionaires of legacy, hoping to revitalize the tradition of […]

Malcolm X and the Hip-Hop Generation


The 50th anniversary since the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X – El-Hajj El Malik Shabazz; and had he survived the murderous intent of his enemies, this world renown iconic leader would have turned 90 years young on May 19th, 2015. Two milestone dates for family, community, activists, and historians. Many commemorative events are […]

#XLife: Reason Over Rhymes

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Lets take a moment to live in the hypothetical.  Let’s pretend the phrase “You better get your hand out of my pocket” was never uttered in the Audobon on February 21, 1965, and a young Muhammed Ali knocked out a would be assassin with swift retribution.  Let us envision a Malcolm X’s legacy extended by 50 […]

You Are Invited to Malcolm X’s 90th Birthday Celebration in New York City

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An evening of celebration, inspiration, good music, networking, and peace… On May 19, 2015, the legendary human rights leader Malcolm X would have celebrated his 90th birthday, had his life not been tragically taken during his journey and fight for equality and fairness for all. In the 50 years since his passing, Malcolm X’s life has […]

The Source Commemorates Malcolm X With Special Edition Cover Of Issue #265

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It is a very pivotal year in the legacy of  El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Civil Rights activist and icon Malcolm X. It’s been 50 years since his tragic assassination–he was shot and killed while delivering a speech at NYC’s Audubon Ballroom–and on May 20th, X would’v been 90 years old. In the wake […]

Top 5 Malcolm X Quotes From Facebook #XLife


On the day Malcolm X was as sassinated asked our Facebook followers “What is your favorite quote from Malcolm X? #XLife” Yesterday marked the 50th commemoration of the day Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, NYC. The Source Magazine was present yesterday at 3:10 P.M., the very time Malcolm X […]

Remembering Dr. Khalid Muhammad: 5 Musical References You Probably Didn’t Know


In celebration of Dr. Khalid’s born day, don’t forget the influence he left in the creative arts as well as the struggle for freedom, justice, and equality Most of America remembers Dr. Khalid Abdul Muhammad, the former Nation Of Islam spokesperson under the leadership of Louis Farrakhan, as the passionate, emotion-evoking Black leader that was […]

Hood Health 101: Hustle Smarter And Go To College For Free!


This edition of Hood Health 101 gives you the resources needed to get a free college education!   “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” Advertisement ― Malcolm X   Education, be it formal or informal is vital for anyone to have. I understand […]

What Would Malcolm X Do In The Wake Of Ferguson Announcement? #XLife

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Last evening, we experienced yet another dark moment in American history. St. Louis County prosecutor, Bob McCulloch, announced to a large and fevered crowd in Ferguson last night that Darren Wilson–the white police officer who fatally shot the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown 6 times this past August–will not be indicted following a grand jury […]

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Turns 50

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The Source Magazine pays tribute The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which was signed into law 50 years ago today. Fifty years ago today, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law which outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in The United States of America. Originally drafted by […]

The Source Remembers Yuri Kochiyama, Activist and Friend of Malcolm X


Remembering Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American human rights activist and friend of Malcolm X. Human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama died from natural causes on Sunday at age 93. The Japanese-American worked with leader Malcolm X in the 1960s and was known among friends such as Amiri Baraka and Angela Davis as “Sister Yuri.” Kochiyama survived the terror […]

Mickey Factz Delivers A Lyrical History of Malcolm X, ‘Detroit Red’

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Oh, You gon’ learn today In case you’ve had your head buried under a rock today, today is Malcolm X’s birthday.  As a tribute to the aggressive African American icon, Bronx native Mickey Factz delivers a lyrical history of the intellectual god’s life. Over a soulful backdrop provided by Aleem Bilial, Mickey Factz paints a […]

The Source Commemorates Malcolm X On His 89th Birthday


We’re celebrating the legacy of one of the most important figures in American and world history. In honor of today being Malcolm X‘s 89th birthday, we’ve changed our Twitter icon to his very own Source cover from 1990, in celebration of his legacy. Malcolm X remains a huge influence on all facets of modern society […]

Season Tunes: Malcolm X “Lackey”

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As the weather gets nicer, we’re always looking for the perfect tunes to blast with the setting. Many times while playing Pharrell’s latest album, GIRL, we immediately think summer time. But what about the new artists on the brink? They are certainly making moves as well. In this case we came upon a young, fresh […]