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Current Event February 23, 2015

Remembering Malcolm X

On February 21, 1965 Malcolm X was assassinated while on stage giving a speech in Harlem. Thirty-nine year old Malcolm X was shot 21 times by three gunmen from the Nation of Islam, a group he had left the previous year. For the 50th anniversary of his killing, we reached into the NPR archive to find a story about the life and legacy of this influential black leader.

US History II Race Civil RIghts

Story Length: 7:45

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AIR DATE: 02/21/2005

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