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February 21, 1965 – The Day Malcolm X Died

Become a Patron! On this day in February in 1965, an assassination took place in New York. Gunmen from the Nation of Islam stormed into the meeting hall and ran up to the podium where he was speaking and fired some 21 shots into him. In the confusion, one of...

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A Wind Called Gilbert – September 16, 1988

– Special Report: Hurricane Gilbert – News On The Hour – CBS Radio – September 16, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another nail biting day in history – this September 16th in 1988. With Hurricane Gilbert spinning towards the Texas coast, it was already leaving a trail of...

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A Word Or Two From Malcolm X – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Malcolm X – James Baldwin – Open Mind On this day, 48 years ago – February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated. One of the most vocal figures in the Black Muslim Movement, Malcolm X galvanized the Black community by initiating a...