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1965 and Maya Angelou is back in the US from Africa. She intends to start working for Malcolm X. Then tragedy strikes and Malcolm is assassinated.

When Maya returns from Ghana the first person she calls is Malcolm X. She wants to spend some time with her mother and brother in San Francisco before she begins working with Malcolm in New York. Then Malcolm is assassinated. Devastated, Maya is shocked by people's apathetic reaction to the news.

Narrator, older Maya - Adjoa Andoh
Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner
Malcolm X - Don Gilet
Bailey - Samuel Anderson
Mother - Ellen Thomas
Dramatised by Patricia Cumper
Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

14 minutes

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Mon 25 Feb 2019 19:45

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