Black Ancestors : Last Poets Rap Pioneer Jalal Mansur Nuriddin Dead At 74

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Last Poets Rap Pioneer Jalal Mansur Nuriddin Dead At 74



by AllHipHop Staff 3 days


..."It is with extreme sadness and a heavy heart that the family of Jalal Nuriddin announce the passing of this great pioneer of the recording industry," read a statement issued by his family. "Jalal slipped quietly away this evening into the arms of Allah."

https://allhiphop.com/news/last-poets-rap-pioneer-jalal-mansur-nuriddin-dead-at-74-T3XFzuGaKE6BCi5YQIB4Yg/
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1968 and the black community’s lost legacy
BY ROBERT L. WOODSON SR., OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 06/10/18 09:00 AM EDT 96
THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL


As our nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the tribulations and triumphs of 1968, many herald the struggles and victories of the civil rights movement as the foundation for subsequent black progress. Yet, while we celebrate the accomplishments of the movement and its impact on policy, legislation and culture, we’ve largely forgotten a key element that gave it life and power — the robust, honest debate about strategies to achieve its goals...

http://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/391101-1968-and-the-black-communitys-lost-legacy

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