All Articles on Malcolm X

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W. E. B. Du Bois to Malcolm X: The Untold History of the Movement to Ban the Bomb
When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. announced his strong opposition to the war in Vietnam, the media attacked him for straying outside of his civil rights mandate. In so many words, powerful interests told him: “Mind your own business.” In fact, African American leaders have long been concerned...
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Malcolm X Matters: Icon’s Words Still Ring True
Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Neb., would have been 90 years old today.
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Malcolm X as Relevant Today as 50 Years Ago
Fifty years ago, on Feb. 21, 1965, Malcolm X was brutally murdered in New York City. With his assassination, the United States missed a chance to fully address some of the racial issues that persist to this day. He was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Neb. He was raised mostly in...
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Malcolm X Was Right About America
NEW YORK— Malcolm X , unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation—which he said were a sham—and the failure to deliver justice to blacks. He, perhaps better than King, understood the inner...
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