On Feb. 21, 1965, the former Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X was assasinated. He was 39. Brown University senior Malcolm Burnley recently found a recording from a speech Malcom X made at the University on May 11, 1961.[ NPR broadcasted the parts of the speech for the first time earlier this month. ](http://www.npr.org/2012/02/04/146373796/lost-malcolm-x-speech-heard-agai…) The recording is “an early window into Malcolm X’s evolving views,” NPR’s [Guy Raz said about the recording. ](http://www.npr.org/2012/02/04/146373796/lost-malcolm-x-speech-heard-agai…) Listen to a clip from the speech below.