The Death of History: 43 Years Without Malcolm X

Posted in Blogroll, Ernie Johnson, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali on February 21st, 2009 by Michael Tillery

The following was originally posted on February 22, 2008–43 years, one day after Malcolm’s death.

Today would have been his 83rd birthday.

Reminisce with bliss of what a day this could have been…

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I’ve never seen this before. Notice how proud Ali was taking this pic

Slept on the anniversary of the death of Malcolm X yesterday. My bad. Here’s a compilation of speeches during those fiery times. Goodness I wish I was there. Would be honored to meet Malcolm and bring back a well needed sense of urgency. His was the spirit of unapologetic passionate knowledge and wisdom cultivated through hellish personal experience and an unabated hunger to see his people through.

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I AM THE GREATEST

Posted in Muhammad Ali, Tracy McGrady on May 7th, 2008 by AXG

Malcolm X, and Cassius X

Muhammad Ali embodies pride and enthusiasm. He is an icon both in the ring, and out. From his Light Heavyweight Gold-medal in the 1960 Olympic games, and the first match with Sonny Liston, to his “I ain’t got no quarrel with them Viet Cong…they never called me nigger”, statement he is truly the people’s champion.

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