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Talks @ the Schomburg: The Malcolm X Museum Annual Celebration of the Birthday of Malcolm X/ Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz

May 19, 2011

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

THE MALCOLM X MUSEUM presents...

Malcolm X: The Evolution of a Black Revolutionary

A Critical Discussion of the New Biography-Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable

Panelists will include:

Abdullah Abdur Razzaq- Personal Secretary to Malcolm X

Rosemari Mealy- Author-Activist, Memories of a Meeting: Fidel and Malcolm X

Bill Sales- Author-Activist, From Civil Rights to Black Liberation: Malcolm X and the Organization of AfroAmerican Unity

Kevin Powell- Author-Activist- Businessman, Open Letters to America and the Black Male Handbook

William Strickland- Educator-Activist-Author, Malcolm X: Make It Plain

 

On Sunday, May 22nd at 2pm, the Museum of the Moving Image will host a talk with Nelson George, author, TV producer, cultural historian, and filmmaker, entitled, Malcolm X: Bigger than the Screen.

Nelson George will screen selected clips from films about Malcolm X and discuss the challenges filmmakers faced in documenting and depicting Malcolm X on film and television.

Legendary filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles will also be on the program sharing his reflections and recollections of an interview he did of Malcolm X in Paris not long before his assassination.

 

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