In recognition of Black History Month, Transformation Publications will present poems, essays, and other artistic creations by Black artists, musicians, and writers.
Malcom X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965)
[I met] blonde-haired, blue-eyed men I could call my brothers, and I’ve seen too much of the damage narrow-mindedness can make of things, and when I return home to America, I will devote what energies I have to repairing the damage.
Photo Credit: Picasso’s Wives and Lovers, k Madison Moore.
On This Day, February 16, 1999, Testimony began in the Jasper, Texas trial of John William King. He was charged with murder in the gruesome dragging death of James Byrd Jr. King was later convicted and sentenced to death.