Malcolm X speaks on Nationalism (Video)

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Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez was born Wilsonia Benita Driver on September 9, 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama. After her mother died in childbirth a year later, Sanchez lived with her paternal grandmother and other relatives for several years. In 1943, she moved to Harlem with her sister to live with their father and his third wife. She earned … More Sonia Sanchez

The Last Poets

The Last Poets   The original Last Poets were formed on May 19, 1968 (Malcolm X‘s birthday), at Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem. The group continued to evolve via a 1969 Harlem writers’ workshop known as East Wind. Jalal Mansur Nuriddin, Umar Bin Hassan, and Abiodun Oyewole, along with percussionist Nilaja Obabi, are generally considered the primary and core members of the … More The Last Poets