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Happy Birthday Malcolm X!

AFRICANGLOBE - Today (May 19), Black Nationalist leader Malcolm X would have celebrated his 89th birthday. Born Malcolm Little in 1925 in Nebraska, Malcolm X went on to become one of the greatest figures in the Nation of Islam and modern history.

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.

Malcolm X: Make It Plain

AFRICANGLOBE - If any man expressed the anger, struggle and insistence of black people for freedom in the sixties, it was Malcolm X. In Omaha, he was Malcolm Little; later he became "Detroit Red," a small time street hustler. From prison emerged another Malcolm, the fiery, eloquent spokesman for the Nation of Islam. After a trip to Mecca, there was a last transformation -- a new willingness to accept external allies.