Malcolm X

The Dignity In Serving

Michelle Holmes | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Holmes

From teachers, carers, nurses and doctors, street sweepers, sales assistants and the like, working in service is an exchange of energy as old as civilisation. Serving one another in some way is a natural human instinct that we all have inside of us and can deliver on daily basis through our individual talents.

Haj - A Journey towards Unity

Sajda Khan | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Sajda Khan

It's that time of the year again when Muslims from all over the world heading off to Makkah for Haj -- the annual pilgrimage. I went last year and I, to date, reminisce about the ineffable moments of this momentous journey.

George Zimmerman's Acquittal Proves That Malcolm Was Right

John Wight | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK
John Wight

The tragic and senseless killing of black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida on the night of February 26 2012 - and the controversy that has erupted over the acquittal of the man responsible, George Zimmerman - confirms that race remains an ever-present corrosive in US society, despite the election of the nation's first black president in 2008.

48th Anniversary Of The Assassination Of Malcolm X

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

African American Muslim minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X was shot dead 48 years ago today. The 39-year-old was gunned down in front of...

Instead of Camus Remember Fanon: Here's to the Wretched of the Earth

Tam Hussein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Tam Hussein

When France was moralizing over the Armenian genocide the Turkish Prime Minister, Erdogan accused them of hypocrisy.

Eve Arnold, Photographer Of Marilyn Monroe, Dies Aged 99

Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

Eve Arnold, the American photographer famous for her portraits of Marilyn Monroe, has died aged 99. She was due to turn 100 in April. Born in Phila...

The Malcolm X T-shirt Revisited

Christine de Leon | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Style
Christine de Leon

The early 1990s were a golden era in postmodern black consciousness and 'X' was a symbol of empowerment emblazoned across the chests of so many young black men. However, within three or four years of such a potent resurgence of black radical thought, the 'X' tees seemed to disappear into the bottom drawer. So to see this symbol re-emerge on a suit jacket in 2011 was positively sublime.