) is the official publication of the American Historical Association (AHA).The AHR has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895 -- the only journal that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study.When Malcolm was six years old, his father was mysteriously murdered.
Left to right: Worth Randle, Wallace Nelson, Ernest Bromley, James Peck, Igal Roodenko, Bayard Rustin, Joseph Felmet, George Houser and Andrew Johnson.
They moved from Omaha, Nebraska, after being threatened by the Ku Klux Klan, a group that believes that white people are superior to all other races.
While living in an all-white neighborhood in Michigan their house was burned.
Read it, be moved and enraged, and ask why antiracism gave up and went to bed."—YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN "If there is a legacy to be carried from this book, for me it is in the salient need to internationalise our struggles and our histories. One extraordinary night in 1964, the most controversial black freedom leader in the world took on the scions of the British establishment at the world’s most prestigious debating society.
Often dominated by American discourses and figures of anti-racist protest, many of the transatlantic connections evident in resistance movements noted in this book have been obfuscated in service of more sanitised historical narratives. With careful analysis, clever prose, and a forensic eye for detail, Tuck shows just what that night meant, not only for Malcolm himself, but for Britain—and for America.
Hanging on the wall outside the southern entrance to Le Frak Gymnasium there’s a small plaque, easy to miss if you’re rushing through Barnard Hall on the way to class or a meeting.