Herb Boyd and Don Rojas


Herb Boyd teaches black studies at the City College of New York and the College of New Rochelle. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he grew up in Detroit, Michigan and met Malcolm X in 1958 and credits him as an inspiration: " [Malcolm] set me on the path to become the writer-activist I am, to try to live up to the very ennobling things that he represented," he said, as quoted by wikipedia. Herb can be reached at herbboyd47@gmail.com.
Don Rojas was editor in-chief of Grenada’s national newspaper and served as press Secretary to the Socialist government of Maurice Bishop from 1981-1983. After moving to the U.S. he became a general-manager of Pacifica Radio Station WBAI in New York and editor at the New York Amsterdam News. He also served as a press officer at Oxfam America and as Executive Director of Free Speech TV. Don can be reached at donrojas@wbai.org.
New revelations breed suspicion that a campaign of CIA surveillance and attempted assassination of Malcolm during his travels in Africa was orchestrated by a member of the Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO) named Leo Milas. Surveillance of Black Americans, especially those viewed as subversives, has been an enduring process...