On this day in 1965, Malcolm X gave his last speech in the LeFrak Gymnasium at Barnard telling students and faculty, “I would rather be dead…

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X gave his last speech in the LeFrak Gymnasium at Barnard telling students and faculty, “I would rather be dead than have somebody deprive me of my rights.” Three days later, he was assassinated. (Photo Credit: Michelle Rowland) #BlackHistoryMonth

https://barnard.edu/magazine/spring-2015/malcolm-x-revisited