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February 21, 2018| Arlaadi Online
On this day in 1965, at the age of 39, Malcolm X (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) was shot to death while speaking at a rally at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, N.Y.
Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City on February 21, 1965 [File: AP]
In this short Ta’leef Collective documentary vignette, Imam Zaid Shakirintimately discuss the life and death of Malcolm X.
“People before us passed us this Baton (Islam),” explains Imam Zaid, “and in the 20th century it was a hard leg of the race…. it was difficult to be a Muslim. But despite all the hardship, that baton was put in our hand… are we going to drop it or are we going to pass it on?”
A Tribute to Malcolm X – Imam Zaid Shakir
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