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Malcolm X at Oxford

Updated: Feb 1, 2021

Malcolm X at Oxford with Eric Abrahams, the student union president, before addressing university students about extremism and liberty. December 3, 1964.

•‬Erich Abraham was a Rhodes Scholar from Jamaica who came to St. Peter's College, Oxford, in 1962 to study law.

•‬He served as President of the Oxford Union in Michaelmas Term 1964 (the second student from the Caribbean to hold that office).

•‬Abrahams invited Malcolm X to speak at the Union debate, and he also took part.