Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Malcolm X
50 years ago

"This past weekend, people around the country marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, known as Malcolm X — one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century. In New York City, family members and former colleagues led a memorial ceremony in the former Audubon Ballroom where Malcolm X was gunned down on February 21, 1965. The Audubon Ballroom is now the Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center."

Here's a classic program on Malcolm from Gil Noble's "Like It Is"(An incredible New York City produced television program that aired for 43 years) :

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