Sunday, April 17, 2011

Last Tango in Paris

Malcolm X à Paris by Frere_Mouslim

While much attention has been paid to Malcolm X's denial of entry into France in February of 1965 it is often forgotten that he actually visited Paris a few months earlier on 23 November 1964 where, among other appearances, he spoke at the Salle de la Mutualite. This video features a brief interview he gave during his Paris visit but opens with an even more fleeting glimpse of an incandescent speech that appears to have been delivered somewhere in the United States and that serves as yet one more reminder of the world-transforming revolutionary volcano he was - and is.

17 April 2011

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