2015-02-23 19:27:08

Malcolm X’s Family Gather at Place of His Murder to Honor Revolutionary Life, Legacy

This weekend, people around the country marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, known as Malcolm X — one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century. In New York City, family members and former colleagues led a memorial ceremony in the former Audubon Ballroom where Malcolm X was gunned down on February 21, 1965. The Audubon Ballroom is now the Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center.

For full episodes of Democracy Now! click the link: http://freespeech.org/collection/democracy-now

Civil Rights Malcolm X

Related

Democracy Now!

GOP Smears DOJ Civil Rights Pick Kristen Clarke in Latest Attack on Voting Rights & Racial Justice

GOP Smears DOJ Civil Rights Pick Kristen Clarke in Latest Attack on Voting Rights & Racial Justice

Democracy Now!

Jim Crow Redux: Georgia GOP Governor Signs “Egregious” Voter Suppression Law Targeting Black Voters

Jim Crow Redux: Georgia GOP Governor Signs “Egregious” Voter Suppression Law Targeting Black Voters

Democracy Now!

The Assassination of Malcolm X: Ex-Undercover Officer Admits Role in FBI & Police Conspiracy

The Assassination of Malcolm X: Ex-Undercover Officer Admits Role in FBI & Police Conspiracy

Democracy Now!

“We Want the Truth Uncovered”: Malcolm X’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz Backs Probe Into Assassination

“We Want the Truth Uncovered”: Malcolm X’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz Backs Probe Into Assassination

Proud Partners