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Malcolm X Assassination

Malcolm X and the Black Lives Matter Movement

David A. Love | Posted 02.23.2016 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Malcolm X resonates with a Black Lives Matter movement born decades after his death. Yet, this nascent movement fights the same hopelessly persistent problem of American racism, one born of the badge of slavery.

Prophet of Respect: Why Malcolm X Still Matters 50 Years After His Assassination

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 04.30.2015 | Black Voices
Cherno Jobatey

And Malcolm X stands for self-empowerment. He is proof that anyone, even those who have fallen far, can free himself. You just have to work harder. That's why his spirit is very much still alive in the whole wide world even 50 years after his death.

Is There Room for Malcolm in America Today?

Abbas Barzegar | Posted 04.28.2015 | Black Voices
Abbas Barzegar

On the one hand, many would argue that with the first black president in office, it is Martin's dream that has been realized. Yet, on the other hand, with endless wars abroad, increasing police brutality at home, and a society more divided than ever, it is safe to say that Malcolm's critique of -- and challenge to -- America has never been more urgent.

Malcolm X's Daughter Opens Up On New Book 'X: A Novel'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.23.2015 | Black Voices

In the 50 years since Malcolm X's assassination, there has been an enduring want to find out more about the man who inspired so much love, so much ins...

Why Malcolm X's Image As A Separatist Lives On

Religion News Service/USA Today | Susanne Cervenka | Posted 02.21.2015 | Black Voices

It wasn’t until years later that Collins, the son of Malcolm’s sister, Ella Little Collins, would learn what his uncle was thinking: “We didn’...

LOOK: 48 Years Later...

Posted 02.21.2013 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

We need to closely examine the recent revelation that for a period in his life Malcolm X engaged in same-sex relationships.

Muslim Man Denies Author's Claim That He Killed Malcolm X

Posted 06.04.2011 | Religion

By Amy Ellis Nutt and Barry Carter Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) For 46 years, the chief assassin of slain civil rights icon Malcolm X ...