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Yuri Kochiyama print (dignidadrebelde/Creative Commons, via CBS San Francisco)

Activist Who Cradled Malcolm X After Shooting Dies At 93

Civil rights activist and former Harlem resident Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine showing her cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley, California home.

06/05/2014

Parents are outraged after students at a Queens elementary school were allegedly told they couldn't write reports about Malcolm X as part of a Black History Month assignment. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Say Queens Teacher Wouldn’t Let Kids Write About Malcolm X For Black History Month Assignment

Last week, a technology teacher told fourth graders at P.S. 201 in Flushing to chose a prominent African-American figure to write about for Black History Month.

02/10/2014

Black Nationalist leader and Nation of Islam spokesman Malcolm X in Oxford with Eric Abrahams, right, the Student Union president, before addressing university students on the subject of extremism and liberty, 3rd December 1964.  (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Malcolm X’s Heirs Move To Block Publication Of Activist Leader’s Diary

Heirs of Malcolm X have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing a diary of the activist leader’s last year.

11/09/2013

Malcolm Shabazz

Malcolm Shabazz, Grandson Of Malcolm X, Killed In Mexico

Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, was shot and killed this week in Mexico.

05/11/2013

Lenox Lounge

Historic Lenox Lounge In Harlem To Close On New Year’s Eve

The Lenox Lounge, a historic Harlem jazz club that has hosted greats including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, will be closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.

12/08/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012