Posts Tagged ‘Nation of Islam’

Peeling Back The Layers On Malcolm X's Mosque #12

Peeling Back The Layers On Malcolm X’s Mosque #12

January 24, 2017  |  History

The Shadow sheds some light on a former trade school in North Philly that became a center of operations in the city for the Nation of Islam for over two decades > more

Breaking Through Historic Preservation's Color Line

Breaking Through Historic Preservation’s Color Line

February 4, 2016  |  Preservation

Diversity in preservation is a tricky thing. When cultural history speaks more for a building than architecture merit ears often go deaf. Hidden City co-editor Michael Bixler sits down with All That Philly Jazz director Faye Anderson to discuss landmarking the former home of Malcolm X and the precarious nature of protecting Philadelphia's built African-American heritage > more

Malcolm X Slept Here

Malcolm X Slept Here

November 23, 2011  |  History

We bet you didn't know that Malcolm X lived for a time in Philadelphia, early in his career with the Nation of Islam. But the FBI sure did > more