Malcolm X Matters: Icon’s Words Still Ring True VIDEO

February 21, 2015 8:04 AM

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As the #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to grow in strength like the perfect storm, the prescient words of Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) slice with laser-sharp precision through the rhetoric of politicians and pundits alike as if he still walked among us.

Feb. 21 is the 50th anniversary of his assassination on the stage of the Audubon Ballroom at Broadway and 165th Street in New York City. And it is of little surprise that his intense, bespectacled gaze, forefinger resting against his face, remains the prevailing emblem of black rage and resistance. ...

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