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The Sanitization of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) was a revolutionary during the struggle for civil rights amongst Black Americans. A popular figure whose impact is known throughout the country, culminating in a national holiday, MLK’s legacy is one that has been washed down in its intensity and intention. The American project has oft used Black revolutionaries and leaders to create an appeasement …


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Convicted Killers of Malcolm X Exonerated: A Personal Perspective

The recent exoneration of 83-year-old Muhammad Aziz, formerly known as Norman 3X Butler and Khalil Islam, then identified as Thomas 15X Johnson for the February 21,1965 assassination of human rights icon Malcolm X is a 55-years long delayed judicial affirmation of widely held opinions in legal defense and community circles that the pair was innocent of being active participants in …


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Critical Race Theory: What is it?

Critical race theory has been demonized the past year extensively through Republican-led efforts to “ban” the theory. Recently elected the new governor of Virginia, Glenn Youngkin promised at almost every campaign stop to ban critical race theory on his first day in office as Virginia governor. This follows Donald Trump’s executive order banning federal agencies and contractors from conducting diversity …