“Black Messiah”: The Life and Assassination of Malcolm X, February 21 in Washington, DC

February 19, 2014
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COPA is sponsoring this event, which is open to students and the public at the UDC Law School.

This event was recorded by the American History Channel C-SPAN 3 and aired soon. Date and time will be announced here.

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 – FRIDAY, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
UNIVERSITY OF DC LAW SCHOOL, 4340 CONNECTICUT AVE. NW
MOOT COURT ROOM #518 – VAN NESS METRO STOP RED LINE

JOHN BRITTAIN, Professor, UDC-DCSL, Opening Remarks
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 Shakur and Black Leaders
SHAHID BUTTAR, executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee
JOHN JUDGE, executive director of the Coalition on Political Assassinations and the Museum of Hidden History
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

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