Today in history: on this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated

On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.

Read a transcript of the last speech Malcolm X delivered before his assassination, reproduced in Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches, available through Credo Reference.

Learn about the conspiracy theories that have arisen around the assassination in Conspiracy Theories in American History, available through Credo Reference.

View photographs relating to the assassination of Malcolm X in the collections of the Library of Congress.

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