“and we will know him then for what he was and is a prince, our own black shining prince! who didn't hesitate to die, because he loved us so.” -ossie davis
in honor of the 93rd birthday of
el-hajj malik el-shabazz (malcolm x) born on may 19, 1925. #malcolmxday#malcolmx .
carlo cambell photographed for the #theatreinthex production of “the meeting” in #malcomxpark#westphiladelphia#westphilly
“and we must look into ourselves, into the depth of our souls. we must become something we have never been and for which our education and experience and environment have ill-prepared us. we must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook.
we must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community.” - h.i.m. haile selassie i
bobo ndedi and his pop-up book store photographed at malcolm x park in #westphiladelphia