Yuri Kochiyama’s chance encounter with Malcolm X in 1963 helped inspire a lifetime of activism.
Woke up with Yuri on my mind.. and asked myself how would what I was doing to progress humanity.
A man from Virginia faces an assault charge after a Muslim cab driver says his jaw was broken in an attack, and now a Muslim civil rights and advocacy group is asking Fairfax County to prosecute the c
I’m speechless, the nerve of this guy. There is no excuse for his actions, and I really can’t think of anything that the drive could have said that would make this mans accusations and assault okay. With all the media attention the case is getting, it will be interesting to see how it plays out. Thank goodness for social media and video!
This was an interesting conversation. A different perspective about the Civil Rights Era v. todays Barack Obama Era.
Ta-Nehisi Coates grew up in the post-civil rights era, son of a publisher and former Black Panther; he’s a contributing editor and blogger for The Atlantic magazine and author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, 2 Sons, and An Unlikely Road to Manhood.