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9 Malcolm X Quotes That Are Still Relevant Today

AFRICANGLOBE - Tuesday marks 52 years since Malcolm X was assassinated in the Audubon Ballroom in New York City on Feb. 21, 1965. Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, and then later known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was a human rights activist at the height of the civil rights era. In 1964, Malcolm X left the Nation of Islam and made his hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Malcolm X continued to speak out against injustice until his death on Feb. 21, 1965. And today, Malcolm X serves as a defiant symbol for Black liberation. Here are some of Malcolm X's most powerful and timeless quotes.

Louis E. Lomax: The Man Who Introduced Malcolm X To The...

AFRICANGLOBE - Born in 1922, Louis E. Lomax was raised by a prominent Valdosta, Georgia, family who pruned him from youth for his eventual greatness. From educating and authoring, to reporting and broadcasting Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam into millions of American households for the very first time, Lomax created a legacy of groundbreaking journalism to become one of the most influential African-American reporters and authors of his time.

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.

The Assassination Of Malcom X: Fifty Years Later, Still Unanswered Questions

AFRICANGLOBE - FBI officials were well aware of the threats made on Malcolm's life, and they knew that some in the organization were more than willing to carry out his murder. Months before the killing, FBI informants supplied verbatim accounts to FBI director, J. Edgar Hoover of death threats made against Malcolm at Black Muslim meetings. During a European jaunt, Malcolm was not allowed to leave the airport in London and Paris. Reportedly, British and French intelligence agencies feared there would be an assassination attempt against him in their countries.

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.

Louis Farrakhans Defends Nation of Islam Against Hate Group Charges

AFRICANGLOBE - Louis Farrakhan, head of the Nation of Islam, told students in Tuskegee on Friday to pursue their dreams before discussing the organization's classification as a hate group. This is a hate group like the Ku Klux Klan?” Farrakhan said to White members of the media attending his lecture

Farrakhan Focuses On Economics In Chicago Speech

AFRICANGLOBE - Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan on Sunday called on Black Americans nationwide to curb economic disparities by cutting back on excessive spending, pooling resources and investing in land — an action plan he laid out during a three-hour speech at the movement's annual "Saviours' Day" convention.