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This book was a reminder that was and is not needed but relevant Malcolm represents timeless growth There is an evolution to his thoughts and I think that is the mark of an ever evolving person You cannot remain static For me, that is one of the gifts of Malcolm X. (((READ KINDLE))) ✙ Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era ☋ InMalcolm X was invited to debate at the Oxford Union Society at Oxford University The topic of debate that evening was the infamous phrase from Barry Goldwater sRepublican Convention speech Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue At a time when Malcolm was traveling widely and advocating on behalf of blacks in America and other nations, his thirty minute speech at the Oxford Union stands out as one of the great addresses of the civil rights eraDelivered just months before his assassination, the speech followed a period in which Malcolm had traveled throughout Africa and much of the Muslim world The journey broadened his political thought to encompass decolonization, the revolutions underway in the developing world, and the relationship between American blacks and non white populations across the globe including EnglandFacing off against debaters in one of world s most elite institutions, he delivered a revolutionary message that tackled a staggering array of issues the nature of national identity US foreign policy in the developing world racial politics at home the experiences of black immigrants in England and the nature of power in the contemporary world It represents a moment when his thought had advanced to its furthest point, shedding the parochial concerns of previous years for an increasingly global and humanist approach to ushering in social changeSet to publish near the fiftieth anniversary of his death, Malcolm X at Oxford Union will reshape our understanding not only of the man himself, but world politics both then and now For all it s flaws and there are some, especially when Professor Ambar projects Malcolm X into today s issues this is aboth a fascinating and revealing study of Malcolm X s last public pronouncements If your field is in 20th Century History, a priceless contribution.