Set within the context of current African American struggles, this video examines the historical and contemporary legacies of Malcolm X. Using mixed media and experimental audio, X & 1/2 explores Black pride, unity and self-defense, a new generation's interpretations of his heritage, and a popular culture which commercializes his memory.
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TWN acknowledges that in New York we are on the unceded territory of the Lenni Lenape,
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be inflicted upon Indigenous and People of Color communities here and abroad,
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