Malcolm X on Film (Part 2)
The second part of a two night celebration of the life of Malcolm X, on the event of his 86th Birthday, with films and a discussion with Herb Boyd, Cleo Silvers, Imortal Technique, and Shaka Shakur, moderated by Dr. Skaka-Zulu, more speakers tba. (First night on May 17th - tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/177361)
Doors Open at 6:00pm
'The Speeches of Malcolm'
Malcolm's speeches from 1963-1965 including several legendary Harlem speeches.
Feature Film at 7:00pm
'El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (AKA Make It Plain)'
(Gil Noble, 1991, 60 min.)
A "Like It Is" television program special presentation produced, written and reported by Gil
Panel Discussion with Herb Boyd, Cleo Silvers, Immortal Technique, Shaka Shakur and moderated by Dr. Skaka-Zulu
About the speakers:
Herb Boyd is an activist, historian, journalist, author and professor. Herb Boyd is the co-editor of the American Book Award winning "Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America". In 1999 he won three first place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists. He has recently been following and covering President Obama and teaching at City College.
Cleo Silvers states that the focus of her life "continues to be the improvement of conditions for working people in every aspect of their lives; housing, healthcare, education, integrity, peace and justice, criminalization of youth in communities of color, and culture." Among other endeavors she sits on the boards for the Harlem Tenants Council, Brecht Forum, National Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, David Sanes Rodriguez Brigade for Peace in Puerto Rico and the Maysles Institute.
Immortal Technique, is an American rapper of Afro-Peruvian descent as well as an activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politics. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely commentary on issues such as class struggle, poverty, religion, government and institutional racism.
Shaka Shakur is the New York chairperson of the New Black Panther Party. The New Black Panther Party founded the People's Survival Program, focused on feeding and clothing the needy along with 15 other groups.
Dr. Shaka-Zulu is an entrepreneur and producer/co-host to the official "True School Radio Show" on WHCR 90.3.FM and also currently now "ZULU-TV.NET". Founder of the "Shaka-Jutsu Warrior Academy" Teaching many young,old, women,children and men self-defense and protection. Dr. Shaka-Zulu is also the Chief Legal Detective for I.S.P.I. an international security & investigative firm. He serves as a facilitator and instructor at I.P.N.
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