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Malcolm X Commemorated On His 90th Birthday

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds commemorated the 90th birthday of assassinated Black Rights leader Malcolm X in New York on Tuesday. His daughters Ilyasah, Malaak and Gamilah Shabazz were among those who attended the ceremony at the Shabazz Center, formerly known as the Audubon Ballroom, where the activist was murdered in 1965.

Hundreds Gather In NY To Commemorate Malcolm X

AFRICANGLOBE - A ceremony was held in New York on Saturday to commemorate American civil rights leader Malcolm X on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. About 300 people including activists, artists and politicians gathered at the Shabazz Center, formerly known as the Audubon Ballroom, where he was murdered 50 years ago.

Malcolm X Legacy Contains Profound Lessons For Struggles Today

AFRICANGLOBE - Feb. 21, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the martyrdom of Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik Shabazz, who was gunned down by three men at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem in 1965 as he prepared to address a crowd of several hundred people.

Malcolm X Was Assassinated On This Day In 1965

AFRICANGLOBE - On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X, a Black nationalist and religious leader, was assassinated by rival Black Muslims acting as agents of the state, while he was addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights.

A Salute To Yuri Kochiyama

AFRICANGLOBE - With raw courage on one hand, and a comrade’s love in the other, she rushed onto the stage, literally, before the gun smoke had cleared, and cradled the head of “Our Shining Black Prince,” as he lay dying at the Audubon Ballroom, that fateful Sunday afternoon of Feb. 21, 1965.