On Feb. 18, 1965, Malcolm X spoke at Barnard, giving what would be his last public talk before his assassination on Feb. 21, 1965. Fifty years later, alumnae and Malcolm X experts met at Barnard to mark the historic speech.
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Malcolm X’s last public speech
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion.
In honor of the 40th anniversary of BCRW’s signature Scholar & Feminist Conference, scholars, activists, educators, and artists will explore the K-12 landscape and investigate who can attain post-secondary education, under what circumstances, and at what cost.