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50 Years Since Malcolm X's Assassination: The Legacy Endures; The Struggle Continues! Part One
A panel discussion, followed by Q&A and discussion.
On February 21st, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated. As a revolutionary internationalist and a leader of the Black liberation struggle, Malcolm X shaped and influenced a generation of Black activists, artists, revolutionaries and intellectuals. His impact has been profound and lasting.
Dr. Afua Cooper (JRJ Chair of Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University) - The Religious Life of Malcolm X;
El Jones (Halifax's Poet Laureate, prison rights activist and PhD candidate, Dalhousie University) - Malcolm X & the Prison System;
Dr. John Munro (Assistant Professor of History, Saint Mary's University) - They Began to Recognize Who Their Enemy Was: Malcolm X and the Struggle Against Empire
Dr. Isaac Saney (TYP Director, Dalhousie University & Adjunct Professor of History, Saint Mary's University) - Malcolm X & Martin Luther King, Jr.: The False Divide.
Dr. Rhonda Britton, pastor of the Cornwallis Street Baptist Church will be the moderator.
This is a free event and is organized by the JRJ Chair of Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University & the North Branch Memorial Library. Sponsors include the Transition Year Program, Dalhousie University and the No Harbour For War editorial committee.