Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK & the Death of Democracy

Rev. Osagyefo Sekou has published an essay on Truthout.org about Martin Luther King’s prophetic speech, ‘A Time to Break the Silence,’ at the Riverside Church exactly one year before his death. “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death,” […]

MLK on April 4, 1967

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism. With this powerful commitment we shall boldly challenge the status quo and unjust mores and thereby speed the day when “every valley shall be exalted, and […]

Chicago Reading

“Can witness testimony rouse this generation to nonviolent resistance in the face of nonexistence?” Readers in Chicago asked this question, and many more, on February 28th during a 90 minute Readers Theater performance of Project Unspeakable. The program notes and introductions tied Chicago history to the fates of Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy. […]

The Deep State

“The Deep State, based on the twin pillars of national security imperative and corporate hegemony, has until recently seemed unshakable and the latest events may only be a temporary perturbation in its trajectory. But history has a way of toppling the altars of the mighty.” Project Unspeakable shakes the twin pillars by unearthing the truth […]

Digital Cointelpro

People think “at least the NSA isn’t doing what US government agents did in the 1960s and 1970s –  spying on political activists, disrupting constitutionally-protected actions, and seeking to discredit them with programs like Cointelpro. Except they are, as it turns out. The latest revelations and newly-released documents, detailed by Glenn Greenwald in a shocking piece for his new outlet, The […]

Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq

Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq

We are honored to announce that Abdullah Abdur-Rassaq has joined Project Unspeakable as an endorser. He is a former top aide to Malcolm X, charged with the formation of Malcolm’s Organization for Afro-American Unity. James Douglass interviewed Abdullah Abdur-Rassaq about Malcolm X while researching his book, JFK and the Unspeakables. He said Abdullah was one […]

Chokwe Lumumba

Chokwe Lumumba

“I only came to the movement because of King and he was killed. I only stayed in the movement because of Malcolm and he was killed. Then I became a leader.” – Chokwe Lumumba Chokwe Lumumba was a  founder of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, an activist attorney, and a former City Council member, Lumumba […]

Evelyn Harris Joins Us

We are honored to announce that Evelyn Harris has joined Project Unspeakable as an endorser. She was a member of the internationally acclaimed Black women’s a capella ensemble, Sweet Honey and the Rock, and is a singer, arranger, composer, performer, teacher, and vocal instructor. You can learn more about her on facebook at: EvelynHarrisMusic Evelyn […]

JFK Peace Speech

JFK & Peace on President’s Day

Today we remember President Kennedy’s speech in June 1963 on “the most important topic, peace.” “What kind of peace do I mean? What kind of peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I […]

Sarasota Reading March 27

The Peace Education and Action Center in Sarasota, Florida are planning a production of Project Unspeakable for Thursday,  March 27th at 7pm at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. We will post details as we have them.