Tariq Ali elected President of the Oxford Union
Tariq Ali is elected President of the Oxford Union in 1965. Ali’s tenure at the Union included a meeting with Malcolm X in December 1964 during which Malcolm X expressed deep consternation about his own risk of assassination.
In 1967 Ali was one of 64 prominent figures, including the Beatles, who signed a petition calling for the legalisation of marijuana.
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