The MotherF*ckin’ Christopher Columbus Syndrome

The other day, I was watching researcher Zaheer Ali‘s lecture on Livestream, cleverly dubbed X(CLUDED)—you can see it here—about how and why Malcolm X was disinvited to give a lecture at The New School in 1964, intended to “broaden understanding of the struggle for racial equality” during the Civil Rights Movement. The talk was arresting, spot on, and applicable to polarizing figures …