After breaking from Nation of Islam and returning from pilgrimage and travels, Malcolm X formed the potent Organization of Afro-American Unity. Its functions were purposed by X’s vision to mobilize the political power of black citizens by supporting legislation that is in the black best interest only; to be registered to vote as independents and to be “non-aligned”.⚔️

We are delving deeper into what he means, and what this wisdom could do for us now. Message us in the form below to be part of The Wretchd’s BLUPRINT.

What happens after we post, like, and share, or after returning home from protests, sit-ins, and marches?

The motto of Malcolm X’s Organization of Afro-American Unity is , “Be a builder, not a beggar.” Our Project BLUPRINT further focuses on what we must BUILD in this society we aim to change.

The Wretchd is seeking thinkers, artists, activists, and planners to brainstorm what institutions and political factions we can mire to bring permanence; to immortalize this outburst of civil rage in our time.

Tell us what you think the BLUPRINT is. Message us your ideas to be published as a project contributor now.

Show us what it looks like. ✊🏾

Spirit: BLACK Legacy

An exclusive essay written by Bronx artist, Jeron “Ignis” Randolph. Spirit is a feeling. It’s a force beyond the physical and the status quo that tries to define what we’re experiencing. It’s a reminder that we’re more than our present state of being or past conditions. It’s an intangible accessed for hope for the future,…

Week 1 Project Bluprint: Combahee River Collective

At the cusp of social outrage in the late 1970s, the racial and sexual repression of Black women was brought to the fore after being routinely engulfed by larger civil rights, and feminist movements. A group of Black feminists from across the country formed a political discourse to reap accountability for the specific, systematic oppression…


Soul. Culture. Community. History. Buried in a heap of books, I see their faces. Malcolm X, Franz Fanon, Assata Shakur, George Jackson, Audre Lorde, Marcus Garvey, Huey Newton, Fred Hampton, Albert Woodfox, Angela Davis. I see a safe place, a library, a thinking place, where the freedom-working native intellectual can be amongst others.  Here in…