Malcolm X

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Malcolm X’s former prison cell becomes first of 1,000 planned ‘freedom libraries’
The first of 1,000 planned ‘Freedom Libraries’ opens in the Massachusetts prison where the campaigner was incarcerated in the 1940s

Alison Flood

07, Dec, 2021 @2:24 PM

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Malcolm X’s daughter Malikah Shabazz dies aged 56
Shabazz was found unconscious by her daughter inside their Brooklyn home on Monday afternoon, New York police said

Gloria Oladipo in New York

23, Nov, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Two men convicted in assassination of Malcolm X to be exonerated
Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam to be cleared as prosecutors say authorities withheld evidence

Alexandra Villarreal and agencies

17, Nov, 2021 @6:31 PM

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Blood Brothers: the friendship and fallout of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali
In a new Netflix documentary, film-maker Marcus A Clarke explores the relationship between the two civil rights figures

Radheyan Simonpillai

09, Sep, 2021 @6:16 AM

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The invention of whiteness: the long history of a dangerous idea
The long read: Before the 17th century, people did not think of themselves as belonging to something called the white race. But once the idea was invented, it quickly began to reshape the modern world

Robert P Baird

20, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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From Magna Carta to Malcolm X: sites that shaped British civil rights
Pay tribute to brave campaigners, the first trade unionists, gay rights protesters and suffragettes at these landmark places around the UK

Joe Bindloss

29, Mar, 2021 @5:30 AM

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The women who shaped Malcolm X
Around the anniversary of his death, we spoke to the civil rights icon’s daughter about the women who were a vital influence on him

Aina J Khan

26, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Malcolm X family says letter shows NYPD and FBI conspired in his murder
Ex-undercover officer claims in posthumous letter he was pressured to lure Malcolm X’s security men into committing crimes

Oliver Laughland

21, Feb, 2021 @6:28 PM

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'The humanity of black characters is often forgotten': behind Oscar-tipped One Night in Miami
In an acclaimed new film, the story of a night between four major figures – Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and Muhammad Ali – is brought to life

David Smith in Washington

13, Jan, 2021 @7:22 AM

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One Night in Miami review – Regina King’s electrifying directorial debut
An imagined conversation between young black trailblazers Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke when they met in 1964 speaks powerfully to the present

Simran Hans

10, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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'Being black in America requires emotional aerobics': Regina King on 'powder keg' movie One Night in Miami
The Oscar-winning Beale Street actor on success and her sharply topical feature debut, a civil rights-era film that coincided with the explosive rise of Black Lives Matter

Steve Rose

08, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Nonfiction to look out for in 2021
Biographies of Philip Roth and DH Lawrence, and the curious death of Robert Maxwell

Rachel Cooke

27, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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