Join an audience that loves talking back to history to discuss the revolutionary Malcolm X with Cynthia King, PhD chair of the Department of Communications at Furman University whose current research explores the rhetoric of African American thought.
Malcolm X is still seen as one of the most controversial figures — from one of the most highly charged periods in American history. His assassination and those of JFK, MLK and RFK rocked the nation. There is nothing more powerful and revolutionary than a martyr’s cause. Who was this ghetto hustler turned human rights activist? – Black nationalist? Freedom fighter? Racist? Demagogue? Religious zealot? – Let’s talk about it.
This event is NOT a costumed performance. Malcolm X will be performed by Darrick Johnson in the Chautauqua History Alive Festival (June 14 – 23) Free event and parking.