Looking Back to Hear Malcolm X

Speeches of Malcolm X

Samples from some of his major addresses:

Source: Malcolm X Speaks Out © 1992 Dr. Betty Shabazz by Curtis Management

Listen: From 'By Any Means Necessary' (1965)

Listen: From 'A Mental Resurrection' (1964)

Listen: From 'A Mental Resurrection' (1962)

Listen: From 'Uncle Sam Has Failed Us' (1964)

Malcolm X was assassinated 40 years ago Monday. His death marked the end of a personal journey that took him from a life of crime to a place of service to his community. Roy Hurst gives us some moments from the life of Malcolm X.

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