Jaku Konbit Sankofa African History Courses- Session 3 of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Seminar - Shared screen with speaker view
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I got this link from Ken yesterday, and would like to hear what you are saying.
Your zoom setting might need to be adjusted
Madeleine you have to turn your audio on
You should see an option that says ‘Join audio”
Is Malcolm X accusing MLK here of corruption or embezzlement of funds? I didn't quite understand it.
Who is the shrewd fox? Is he calling MLK "Tom"?
Who are Wilkins and Randolph?
There seems to be a lot of resentment, almost hatred, and definitely anger from Malcolm towards MLK.
what was the name of the white philanthropist?
didn’t catch it
It’s also very instructive that ‘White philanthropy’ was used then as a means of controlling the movement. We still see that today in any movement that tries to dismantle established systems that keep any kind of minorities down
Gina so true - example the school system focus on diversity as a oppose to equity
Was it to water down the movement or to shift the focus?
If you don't have access to the book Gina is talking about here's a link to Anan discussing it https://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/anand-giridharadas-on-winners-take-all-and-the-charade-of-elite-philanthropy/
I am surprised that Malcolm said that about JFK.
As President, didn't JFK kept delaying on signing the civil rights act? Question, what did JFK do for black people as President?
I do not believe JFK did anything for Black people. And anything he did do was because he had no choice.But I guess the bar was so low that JFK sounded like a saint compared to the overt racists.
I’ve heard recorded phone conversations b/w the two of them
The Civil Rights Act was passed because LBJ was painted into a corner. LBJ was no friend of the Black community.At LBJ's presidential library, they take credit for Obama's presidency by saying "if LBJ hadn't passed the civil rights act, obama couldn't have become president".
So true - thinking about Biden also