Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle

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Malcolm X: Radical Tradition and a Legacy of Struggle was a conference held in New York City, November 14 1990.

Malcolm Remembered: 25 Years of Research and Retrospective Reflection

Key personnel

Chairperson:

Spiritual Blessing:

Welcome:

Commemorative Poem:

Panel:

  • Dr. Margaret Burroughs, founder of the DuSable Museum of African American History, co-editor of For Malcolm: Poems of Celebration
  • Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Emeritus Professor, Hunter College, editor of Malcolm X: The Man and His Times
  • Alex Haley, author of Roots, collaborator on the Autobiography of Malcolm X[1].

Panels

Theoretical Perspectives on Malcolm X

Chairperson:

Panel:

  • Molefi Kete Asante assisted by James Conyers, Temple University, author of Kemet, AfroCentricity, and Knowledge
  • Clarence J. Munford, University of Guelph (Canada), author of Production Relations, Class and Black Liberation: A Marxist Perspective in African American Studies
  • Abdul Alkalimat, 21st Century Books, author of Introduction to Afro-American Studies: A Peoples College Primer

Malcolm X in New York

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  • Bill Epton, Activist, author of The Black Liberation Struggle Within the Current World Struggle

Malcolm X in Ghana

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Malcolm X and Muhammad Speaks Newspaper

Chairperson:

Panel:

  • John Woodford, University of Michigan, former Editor in Chief of Muhammad Speaks Newspaper

Malcolm X, Islam and Black Liberation

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Malcolm X, Art and Culture

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  • Tom Porter, cultural critic, author of "Social Roots of African Ameruican Music"

Malcolm X and Third World Leadership

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New Research on Malcolm X

Chairperson:

Panel:

  • William Sales, Seton Hall University, author of Southern Africa: Same Struggle, Same Fight
  • Bell Hooks, Oberlin College, author of Yearning: Critiques of Race, Gender, and Class
  • James Cone, Union theological Seminary, author of Martin and Malcolm: American Dream or Nightmare?

Black Liberation and Social Revolution: U.S.A. Perspectives

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Black Liberation and Social Revolution: World Perspectives

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Youth Culture and Rebellion

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Can We Make Schools Work in Communities That Don't?

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Can Blacks and Latinos Trust Each Other?

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Does the Southern Struggle Still Exist?

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Fighting the Plagues of Aids and Drugs

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Progressive Publishers and Media Wars

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Fighting Repression and Supporting Political Prisoners

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Homelessness Versus Helplessness

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Resistance Against the Racist War Machine

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  • Esmeralda Brown, U.S. Committee Against Intervention in Latin America and the Caribbean

Campus Racism and the Rebirth of Militant Black Student Activism

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  • Ras Baraka, Howard University Student Government Association

Black Women and Black Liberation: Fighting Oppression and Building Unity

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Black Workers Unity and Resistance to Economic Barbarism

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Is It Time for Independent Black Politics?

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References