Remembering Malcolm X On The Day He Was Assassinated

Malcolm XFebruary 21, 2014 – Segment 4

What is Malcolm X’s legacy today?  Writer and political analyst Dedrick Muhammad joins Marc to co-host this hour.

First, we speak with one of Malcolm’s six daughters, Ilyasa Shabazz.  Next, we’re joined by Minister Akbar Muhammad, who has been a top aide to Minister Louis Farrakhan since 1965, and Amina Wadud, Islamic feminist and scholar.  Then, we’ll talk with Lalit Clarkson, a member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and Omari Musa, member of the Socialist Workers Party.

This segment originally aired May 18, 2010.


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  1. re Malcolm-Paul Coates press here in Baltimore published a series of essays responding to and critical of the Marable book- like to know, Marc- have you addressed this? especially since some of the authors are from here in Baltimore?

  2. Thanx to Omari Musa for clearly stating the problem re capitalism.

  3. Marc Steiner says:

    David, you might be interested in these two shows:
    *A show we did on his legacy of Malcolm X’s birthday with Paul Coates, Jared Ball (one of the authors) and others
    *Authors Jared Ball and Todd Burroughs on their book, ‘A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X’

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