Nashville Mosque to Host Lectures on Malcolm X and MLK, Jr.
February 18, 2015 at 2:47PM
The Islamic Center of Nashville will host an open house and lecture Saturday, focused on the lives and legacies of Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
The event, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's assassination, will be held from 10;30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the mosque at 2515 12th Ave. S.
Lewis V. Baldwin, a Baptist minister and Vanderbilt University professor, and Amiri al-Hadid, a Muslim Tennessee State University professor, will be the event's keynote speakers. They are the authors of the book Between Cross and Crescent: Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Malcolm and Martin.