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Black Lives, Black History: Malcolm X

Guide to research and resources for African American History.

Malcolm X

Malcolm X (1925-1965) was a prominent leader and civil rights activist. He was a minister in the Nation of Islam. He was assassinated in 1965 at a political rally in New York City.


Other Resources

The Library of Congress Photographic Collections includes hundreds of photos, images, documents, and other resources related to Malcolm X and Civil Rights.

In the Library


The Greatest Speeches of All Time. Library call number: DVD DOCU GRE

Malcolm X / Warner Bros. Library call number: DVD DRAMA MAL X


Malcolm X: Screenplay / by James Baldwin, Arnold Perl and Spike Lee. Library call number: SCR MAL X