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Malcolm X will become the 27th member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame

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Lincoln, NE - 03/19/2024 - The Nebraska Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Malcolm X will be inducted as the 27th member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. The induction ceremony will take place in the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda beginning at 1 pm, and a reception will follow.

The ceremony will feature special guests, including family members of Malcolm X, Malcolm X Foundation Executive Director JoAnna LeFlore-Ejike, Governor Jim Pillen, History Nebraska Interim Director Jill Dolberg, and members of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission.

LeFlore-Ejike is also the nominator for Malcolm X's induction and says, "We're thrilled to be a part of this historic induction of Malcolm X into the Nebraska Hall of Fame. This is an opportunity for not only the state of Nebraska to honor him but the entire nation. There is no greater time than now to celebrate his contributions as a human rights activist. Malcolm set the blueprint for us to live with courage and prepare the next generation to lead with integrity."