By Sean Garvey

The Mental Space host Sean Garvey talks to the organizers and coordinator of the upcoming Malcolm X Festival 2023. 

Garvey’s special guests Mshairi (Left in the photo below) and Iras Levi and (right in the photo below) discuss the impact Malcolm X left behind to bring the community together for this annual event. Levi also explains the mental health aspect prior to curating the festival and the importance of connecting African-American people to their original roots.  

The Malcolm X Festival 2023 Birthday Weekend is at the West End Park (Malcolm X Park) on Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.. The address is 1111 Oak Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. For more information, go to

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