Malcolm X in Oxford: Black power amid dreaming spires

Stephen Tuck revisits Malcolm X's historic 1964 speech at the Oxford Union and explains why his words so electrified the audience...

Malcolm X chats with Eric Abrahams – the Oxford Union president who vowed to “fill the room with blacks” – before giving his famous address on 3 December 1964. (Getty)

This article was first published in the December 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine

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