Martin and Malcolm

On January 16th, the nation celebrated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. A holiday well-deserved for someone who changed the lives of so many in our nation. If you look back, however, there were two clear leaders of the mid-century civil rights movement. Where is the holiday for Malcom X? Let’s explore the tactics and legacies of both MLK and Malcom X to see what hindsight can teach us about the racial justice work we must continue today.