Malcolm Little AKA Malcolm X was born May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, and Assassinated on February 21, 1965, in NYC, at just only 39 years old. Malcolm was a minister and human rights activist, but X is best known for using his powerful words and the ability he had of bringing people together to his advantage. People saw this and began to fear that kind of POWER.
As a spokesman for the Nation of Islam Malcolm traveled around speaking and unifying the people by getting them to believe in themselves. IMUer’s listen below to one of Malcolm’s most legendary speeches “The Ballot Or The Bullet,” and check out the movie trailer starring Denzel Washington as Malcolm X.
Malcolm X’s Legecy
Cover Photo: Colorlines
Photos 1 & 2: Facebook & UCLA Bunche Center