MONDAY'S MAY 19TH - MALCOLM X DAY ACTIVITY EVENT SCHEDULE IN HARLEM, NEW YORK (10AM - 10PM)
50th ANNUAL MALCOLM X DAY CARAVAN PILGRIMAGE & ANCESTRAL CEREMONY TO BRO. MALCOLM'S GRAVE SITE
PARTICIPATION GROWS AS MALCOLMITES READY FOR HIS 89TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY!(ASSEMBLE @ 9AM)
On Monday, May 19th, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and the Sons of Afrika will observe the 89th birth anniversary of Malcolm X with the Organization of Afro-American Unity’s Annual Pilgrimage to his Grave site!
At 9am, participants will assemble at the Harlem State Office Building located at 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard to prepare to caravan to Malcolm’s gravesite at Ferncliff Cemetery in Ardsley, NY.
Tickets for the buses going up to the Cemetery are $9 for adults and $5 for children. Families and groups wishing to ride should call in advance to make reservations at 718 512 5008 or 212 928 5165 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The grave site ceremony was conceived and developed by the late Ella Little-Collins, Malcolm’s older sister who was with him in the OAAU, shortly after his death. The organization has faithfully maintained this pilgrimage on annual basis through Baba James Small for nearly 50 years!
1:00PM - 4:00PM
ANNUAL MALCOLM X DAY BLACK POWER "SHUT' EM DOWN" MARCH & RALLY ON 125TH STREET
(ASSEMBLE @ 12NOON)
3:30PM - 5:30PM
ANNUAL MALCOLM X DAY PROGRAM AT THE MALCOLM X - DR. BETTY SHABAZZ MEMORIAL & EDUCATIONAL CENTER
(DOORS OPEN @ 3PM)
The Shabazz Center celebrates the 89th Birthday of Malcolm X/El Hajj Malik El Shabazz with Ilyasah Shabazz, author, activist, lecturer, and daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz, who will discuss her most recent book “Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X”. The celebration will feature a unique exploration on his upbringing and experiences as a child.
@ 165th Street
7:00PM - 10:00PM
ANNUAL MALCOLM X DAY FILM SCREENING, BOOK FAIR & PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE HARLEM MAYSLES CINEMA & FILM INSTITUTE
(DOORS OPEN @ 6:30PM)
HIP HOP PIONEERS for a Panel & open discussion on this most important cultural need in our oppressed Black, Latino and Indigenous communities. Hosted by Zulu Nation Queen Amber "Pepsi" Cartha; This dialog will immediately follow a film screening....