SOURCE: NY Times
55 years after that bloody afternoon in February 1965, the Manhattan district attorney’s office is reviewing whether to reinvestigate the murder.
The unpublished material, or at least some of it, has suddenly emerged and was offered for sale at a Manhattan auction house, along with another artifact that scholars have never seen: the manuscript for the published book, which bears dense traces of Mr. Haley’s and Malcolm X’s complex negotiations over the finished text.
by Elizabeth Hinton
Elizabeth Hinton cites as an example a prison celebrated by a jailed Malcolm X. (It’s where he wanted to be sent.)
SOURCE: New Historian
An excavation on the site of Malcolm X’s boyhood Boston-area home has yielded historical links not to the civil rights activist’s past, but to older periods of history – which could include the Colonial era.
SOURCE: Daniel Pipes Blog
by Daniel Pipes
Malcolm X was anything but mainstream and the passage of a half century should not soften attitudes toward him.
by Fatima Begum
“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being first and foremost, and as such, I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”
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