Malcolm X (1925–1965)

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Malcolm X shot dead at Harlem rally
Reuters, BUP, The Guardian, Monday 22 February 1965. Malcolm X, the Negro nationalist leader, was assassinated while addressing a meeting in Harlem today. He fell after a barrage of shots. Later, two Negro men were arrested and charged with murder.
Eulogie for Malcolm X
The following eulogy was delivered by Ossie Davis at the funeral of Malcolm X on 27 February 1965 at the Faith Temple Church Of God.
Malcolm X was an American revolutionary. His spirit will not die!
By Abdul Alkalimat, People's Tribune, 20 February 1995. Malcolm X was considered a dangerous leader because he was listened to by black activists, he was respected by the black masses, and he was attracting white revolutionary youth as well, and for this he was murdered in 1965; The system keeps trying to kill him over and over again. But his soul and spirit live on!
The Assassination Of Malcolm X
Editorial, The Militant, 29 May 1995. A broad array of forces in the Black community attended the May 6 meeting at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, organized in response to government indictments against Qubilah Shabazz.
Farrakhan, Shabazz Speak At N.Y. Meeting
By Maurice Williams, The Militant, 29 May 1995. More than 1,400 people filled a meeting at Harlem's Apollo Theater May 6 that featured Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, and Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X. Billed as A New Beginning, the meeting was a benefit for the Shabazz family fund, originally initiated to raise money for the legal defense of Qubilah Shabazz.
A Message to the Fleeting Hearts: Malcolm X, Revolution and Rebirth
From Cesar Alonso Cruz, 21 May 1997. Reflections during a pilgrammage to Malcolm X's gravesite.
Malcolm X Stamp Debate Escalates [Malcolm an integrationist?]
By Matt Hannah, 28 January 1999. An off topic reflection on whether Malcolm X was an integrationist or nationalist.
The Legacy of Malcolm X: Carry it forward by taking up his political stand
By Owusu Yaki Yakubu, 20 May 1999. Our responsibility to develop and implement Malcolm X's outlook in a consistently revolutionary way.
Beyond Fad and Fashion: Understanding the Essence of Malcolm X
By Ron Daniels, 29 August 1999. The national co-chair of the National Malcolm X Commemoration Commision advises young people on how to approach the heritage of Malcolm X.
The Spirit of Malcolm X and Modern Day Resistance Against Global Imperialism
By Teresa Williams, 19 May 2001. What has changed (or hasn't changed) since Malcolm's assassination in 1965? What would Malcolm have to say to us about the American agenda today?
Havana Book Fair event launches Spanish and English editions of Malcolm X Talks to Young People
By Mary-Alice Waters, 9 March 2003. The presentation by Mary-Alice Waters, president of Pathfinder Press, at the February 8 launching in Havana, Cuba, of Malcolm X Talks to Young People—a collection of speeches and interviews by the U.S.-born revolutionary leader.
39 years after assassination: Malcolm X inspires militant struggle against racism
By Monica Moorehead, Workers World, 26 February 2004. It is still widely believed throughout progressive sectors that the U.S. government was very much behind his death. COINTELPRO papers. Malcolm explained in a popular manner why Black nationalism was a more than justified response to an institutionalized racist ideology, as opposed to being anti-white—a distorted view projected by the big-business media.
Malcolm X, 40 years after the death of a revolutionary
By Ray Smith, In Defense of Marxism, 21 February 2005. Malcolm X was a man who never hesitated to speak out against the injustice and oppression of the capitalist system. In spite of his limitations, he was one of the most honest and uncompromising fighters of the 20th century.