Shortly after Malcolm X broke off from the group and turned his back on what it stood for, members of the Nation of Islam gunned him down in the Audubon Ballroom in 1965.
The 50th anniversary of the assassination of Civil Rights leader Malcolm X was commemorated by the city of New York and federal officials Saturday.
Civil rights activist and former Harlem resident Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine showing her cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley, California home.
Parents Say Queens Teacher Wouldn’t Let Kids Write About Malcolm X For Black History Month Assignment
Last week, a technology teacher told fourth graders at P.S. 201 in Flushing to chose a prominent African-American figure to write about for Black History Month.
Heirs of Malcolm X have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing a diary of the activist leader’s last year.
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, was shot and killed this week in Mexico.
The Lenox Lounge, a historic Harlem jazz club that has hosted greats including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane, will be closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.