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University Of Rhode Island Finally Removes Shortened Malcolm X Quote That Was Center Of 1992 Protests

Photo: Uncredited (AP) The University of Rhode Island has finally taken down a shortened quote by Malcolm X that was placed in its main library. The decision comes 30 years after the school’s Black Student Leadership Group and others protested because they said it was taken out of context and misconstrued the revolutionary’s original intentions. […]

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15 Gangsta Things About Bumpy Johnson, The Real Godfather of Harlem

Screenshot: Harlem World Bumpy died in 1968, but his wife, Mayme Hatcher, whom he married in October 1998, lived until May 2009. A year before her death, she wrote a book titled Harlen Godfather: The Rap on My Husband, Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson, which inspired the story for Godfather of Harlem.

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