“We believe that our problem is one not a violation of civil rights but a violation of human rights. Not only are we denied the right to be a citizen in the United States, we are denied the right to be a human being.”
—Malcolm X, Jan. 5, 1965
On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X/El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz was shot and killed in Harlem.
We honor his life’s struggle for dignity and justice by featuring these materials to learn more about Malcolm X including a documentary that is available to view online.
|Malcolm X is a comprehensive introduction to the life of Malcolm X appropriate for third grade and above.||Malcolm X Talks to Young People is a collection of speeches by Malcolm X, selected for young audiences.||A People’s History of Muslims in the United States
What school textbooks and the media miss by Alison Kysia
|Film clip of Mos Def reading Malcolm X’s “Message to the Grass Roots.” View online.||Malcolm X: Make It Plain, a 1994 film on the life and words of Malcolm X. Watch online.|