During the last year of his life, Malcolm X spent five months in Africa and the Middle East, and almost another month in Europe.
In Africa, he built powerful relationships with anti-colonial resistance leaders and the presidents of new nations emerging from colonialism.
In Harlem, they contributed to the formation of a politically radical community that soon became known as the black capital of the United States."Peace be with you," were his finals words as he spoke to a large audience exactly 50 years ago.Then, all of a sudden, several men jumped up from the crowd in Harlem, pulled out their guns and shot him to death.I would be startled to catch myself thinking in a remote way of my earlier self as another person.The things I felt, I was pitifully unable to express in the onepage letter that went every day to Mr. And I wrote at least one more daily letter, replying to one of my brothers and sisters. I addressed their letters in care of the Harlem or Roxbury bars and clubs where I'd known them. The average hustler and criminal was too uneducated to write a letter.Wednesday’s debate covered a “This I Believe” statement from Michael Mullane, a law professor at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville, called “The Rule of Law.” He argues the implementation of law is the paramount achievement of humanity.