Stevie Wonder, Rep. Ayanna Presley, Rev. Al Sharpton and More to Pay Tribute to Malcolm X’s Instagram
May 19 marks what would have been Malcolm X’s 95th birthday.
To honor the slain cultural icon, a number of black leaders including Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rev. Al Sharpton, Common, Angela Davis, and many more will come together for a virtual celebration.
A full-day special event titled “A Tribute In Word and Sound” will Tuesday at 10 a.m. eST, featuring professor, author, and activist IIyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, who will lead a discussion on “Black Women Leading the Revolution.”
“As the global community strives to endure this time of crisis, the Malcolm X Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center remains committed to advancing our rich legacy of human rights and social change,” said Shabazz in a press statement.
Viewers will be able to join the virtual celebration through the Shabazz Center’s Facebook and Instagram in addition to its website.