Black History Month is observed every February in the United States and acknowledges the central role and achievements of black Americans in our nation’s history. Significantly, this Black History Month marks fifty years since the assassination of Malcolm X. On February 9th at 4:30 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library, Saladin Ambar, PhD, associate professor of political science, Lehigh University, will be presenting a talk titled “Malcolm X’s Legacy at 50: Lessons for Today.”
This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Africana Studies Program, is free and open to the public.
How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency by Saladin Ambar, while currently checked out, is available at Falvey. Dr. Ambar also authored Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era.
To learn more about Malcolm X before Dr. Ambar’s lecture, check out his biography on bio.com
For a list of places and events in Philadelphia to celebrate Black History Month, check out Visit Philadelphia.
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