Founded in 1970, the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies provides cultural, educational, and social programs designed to help its members develop leadership skills. The MXIBS also educates the entire Wabash and Crawfordsville communities about the Black experience.
The Wabash student plans to use his scholarship stipend to pursue his passion for criminal justice reform.
Kenny Coleman ’22 didn’t want to come to Wabash. But persistence by the coaching staff paid off and the College is a better place because of him.
Leo Warbington ’22 used to be comfortable with keeping to himself and “staying out of the way.” Thanks to guidance of the MXI and Wabash Track and Field team, he's now matured into a strong campus leader who's not afraid to speak up for what he believes in.
The Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies was founded on the campus of Wabash College in 1970 by students, faculty, staff, and administrators. The MXIBS has a rich history, which is told in the documentary film “A Legacy of Hope.”