Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era.

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Ambar, Saladin. Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era. London: Oxford University Press [reprint edition], 2016, pp. 240, ISBN: 0190640839.

This book is an analysis of a 1964 speech by Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El Shabazz) when he was invited to debate at the Oxford Union Society at Oxford University, delivered just months before he was assassination. The speech followed a period in which Malcolm had traveled throughout Africa and much of the Muslim world, advocating on behalf of Black people in America and other nations, a journey that broadened his political thought to encompass decolonization and the revolutions...

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