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Malcolm X
Institute of Black Studies

Malcolm X Institute

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.

Meet the Brothers

Leading the Next Generation

“As a sophomore in college, he’s already thinking about future Wabash men, and how he can leave the MXIBS better,” says Kim King ’99, assistant director of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies (MXIBS).

Kanetkar ’24: Never Afraid of a Challenge

There was no one moment when Evan Kanetkar ’24 realized he’d made the right decision to come to Wabash College. Instead, it was a series of connections, friendships, and hearing students talk passionately about the culture on campus.

Thomas ’24: ‘Blazing the Trail’

As he’s just months away from wrapping up his tenure as Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies’ chairman, Jordan Thomas ’24 beamed with pride reflecting on how far he’s come over the last four years.

Wabash On My Mind: Ahmoni Jones '24

This episode features senior forward for the Little Giants Basketball squad, Ahmoni Jones '24 (Episode 359).

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.”

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