Boston: City Council Recognizes And Honors Malcolm X On His Birthday

~ In a recent resolution, the City of Boston has proposed to recognize the birthday of civil rights activist Malcolm X. The resolution, which was introduced by Councilor Ricardo Arroyo, highlights the importance of commemorating Malcolm X's legacy and contributions to the city's history, culture, and identity.

According to the resolution, the African American community in Boston deserves intentional reconciliatory action. In order to honor Malcolm X's memory, the city plans to designate and develop a site on Malcolm X Boulevard for a statue in his honor. This will also include enhancing existing plaques and renovating the Malcolm X - Ella Little Collins House on Dale Street in Roxbury.

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Furthermore, the City Council has expressed its support for engaging with community processes to discuss extending Malcolm X Boulevard and renaming Dudley Street in Roxbury as Malcolm X Boulevard. This move aims to further preserve and celebrate the legacy of this influential figure in Boston's history.

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