The “Black Messiah:” The Life and Assassination of Malcolm X
THE “BLACK MESSIAH” THE LIFE AND ASSASSINATION OF MALCOLM X WHO KILLED HIM AND WHY?
A POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL FORUM ON THE 49TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH FEBRUARY 21, 2014
Participants include: JARED BALL, PHD, editor of A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X; BABA ZAK KONDO, PHD, author of Conspiracys: Unraveling the Assassination of Malcolm X; JOHN POTASH, author of The FBI War on Tupac; JOHN JUDGE executive director of the Coalition on Political Assassinations and the Museum of Hidden History; SHAHID BUTTAR executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee; NAJI MUJAHID, UDC Student Chapter – National Lawyers Guild, moderator This forum of experts and authors will focus on the life, the politics, the domestic and international impact, and the threat of Malcolm X, who targeted him for assassination and why. It will also cover the extensive programs, like COINTELPRO and CHAOS run by government agencies from the 1950s forward to neutralize, disrupt and destroy the leadership for social change in the United States, and the role of political assassinations and surveillance in shaping the politics of America and the world to the present day. SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS: Coalition on Political Assassinations, Museum of Hidden History, National Lawyers Guild – UDC Student Chapter, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Black Law Students Association, Black Men’s Law Society, and Institute for Policy Studies/