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    African-American Lives 2 - with VIDEOS
    (PBS)

     

     

    Maya Angelou (Wikipedia)

    She is "an African-American poet, memoirist, actress, and civil rights activist."

    1 Life
    2 Careers
    3 Pop Culture...

     

    Michael Jackson (Wikipedia)

    1 Early childhood
    2 The Jackson 5
    (The Jacksons)
    3 Solo career
    4 Personal life
    5 Controversies
    6 Discography
    7 Filmography...

     

    Malcolm X (Wikipedia)

    1 Biography
    1.1 Early years
    1.2 Prison
    1.3 Nation of Islam
    1.4 Hajj
    1.5 Africa
    1.6 Death and aftermath
    2 Biographies and speeches...

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    Black activist Malcolm X's assassination marked in New York
    - 22 February 2015
    "A ceremony has been held in New York to honour black civil rights leader Malcolm X at the site where he was assassinated 50 years ago."
    (BBC)

    Malcolm X remembered 50 years after his murder
    - 22 February 2015
    "A ceremony took place in New York
    to mark the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's murder.
    The civil rights leader was shot at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem
    while preparing to give a speech.
    He believed that civil rights in America should be won
    "by any means necessary".
    Naomi Grimley reports."

    (BBC) 

    Malcolm X assassination: 50 years on, mystery still clouds
    details of the case

    - 21 February 2015
    "Despite freedom of information act requests throughout the years,
    New York still will not release records to the public
    and claim files would endanger the safety of police officers and constitute unwarranted invasions of privacy."

    (theguardian.com)

     

     

    Jesse Owens (Wikipedia)

    "James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 - March 31, 1980) was an African-American athlete and civic leader."

     

    Colin Powell (Wikipedia)

    1 Personal background
    2 Military career
    3 Civilian career
    4 Secretary of State
    5 Life after politics
    6 Civilian awards
    7 Political views...

     

    Condoleezza Rice (Wikipedia)

    1 Childhood
    2 Education
    3 Academic career
    4 Business career
    5 Political career
    5.1 Early phase
    5.2 National Security Advisor (2001 - 2005)
    5.3 Secretary of State
    6 Future prospects
    7 Trivia...

     

 

 

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From the film "Malcolm X"