News headlines for the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies
Collier Wants Students First at MXI
Willyerd Collier ’75 doesn’t want to feed any perception that he’s at Wabash simply to return the Malcolm X Institute back to the ‘good ol’ days” when he was a student. Still, the new MXI Director believes there is much to be learned from the long history of the Institute. Read more.
Abdul Alkalimat to Give MLK Talk
The Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies, in conjunction with the National Celebration of the Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will present Abdul Alkalimat. He will give a talk titled, "Re-Thinking the Black Freedom Movement” at 7 p.m. Friday, January 31 in Malcolm X Institute, room 109.
X-Position — The Journal of the MXIBS: Fall 2011
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies. In September, many alumni and current students participated in the 40th celebration ceremony. This issue is a special edition to not only commemorate the 40th anniversary, but to also celebrate the future of the MXI and to look forward to the next 40 years. Read the issue.
The Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies: Looking Backward & Living Forward — September 2011
The men of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies celebrated the Institute’s 40-year history and looked to its future with a series of presentations, panels, and video interviews that revealed the constant struggles and myriad accomplishments men of color have experienced at Wabash College. Read more.
Edward Evans Named Top Researcher at Arkansas — August 11, 2011
Edward Evans Jr., a Wabash junior and MXIBS member from Gulfport, Mississippi, received the Tony Jude Award for Outstanding Research at the conclusion of the Research Experience for Undergraduates program in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Arkansas. Only 10 researchers from 300 applicants were selected for the prestigious REU program. Read more.
MXIBS Begins 40th Year with Celebration and Good News — March 28, 2011
The brothers of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies kicked off the organization’s 40th anniversary celebration on Saturday with a dinner featuring a keynote address from co-fcounder Keith Nelson and concluding with Wabash President Pat White’s announcement that the Institute’s next director will also be an associate or assistant dean of the College. Read more.
MXIBS Welcomes "Foot Solidier for Freedom" and Award-Winning Writer — January 2011
To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies welcomed to campus two heroes of the Civil Rights Movement — Charles McLauren and Tracy Sugarman. Both worked tirelessly during the Freedom Summer, and shared their lives and their stories with Wabash over a three-day residency. Read More.
Generations of Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Friends Dedicate New MXI — November 2002
More than 300 alumni, students, faculty, and friends gathered in front of the newly completed building for the Malcolm X Institute for Black Studies to celebrate a dream come true and a new beginning. Read More.