May 19, 2020

Happy Birthday Malcolm X, May 19, 1925

Today May 19, 2020, is Malcolm X Birthday. He was born on May 19, 1925, and assassinated on February 21, 1965. Malcolm x provided Black Americans with a significant interpretation of history and an anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist worldview. Malcolm X had a profound impact on America and is considered one of the most influential leaders of the twentieth century. In this segment, Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry recorded excerpts from one of Malcolm X’s most profound speeches, “The Ballot or the Bullet” that Malcolm delivered on April 3, 1964, at Cory Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio.

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