Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Malcolm X’s last public speech
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
On February 18, 1965, Malcolm X gave his last public speech at Barnard College in the LeFrak Gymnasium—he was assassinated just three days later at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem. Commemorate this historic speech with a screening, student performance, and panel discussion.
In September, Barnard students, faculty, staff, and alumnae officially began the 2015–16 academic year with Convocation at Riverside Church, a service once reserved for anniversary celebrations, but...
We’ve been collecting memories of alumnae about their Barnard days. Everything—from recollections of life-changing moments to pages from journals—has been posted to our 125th anniversary website. Each opens a window onto Barnard life; what follows are some of your reminiscences.