2.21.2015

MALCOLM X ASSASSINATED 52 YEARS AGO TODAY

 

“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” – Malcolm X

A ceremony was held in New York to honor black civil rights leader Malcolm X at the site where he was assassinated 50 years ago. Activists, politicians and actors were among some 300 people who paid tributes to Malcolm X in Harlem. They heard a call by one of his daughters to reassess her father's importance to civil rights in America. Read More Here


More Malcolm X  news...

The Nation of Islam petitioned President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder earlier this year to make available to the public all government files (unredacted) related to the assassination of Malcolm X.

The petition came following the release of the film titled “Betty and Coretta,” in which the film heavily alluded to Min. Louis Farrakhan being the mastermind behind the tragic 1965 assassination of Malcolm X. The film is executive produced by Mary J. Blige — who happens to be a dear friend of Min. Farrakhan — and examines the lives of Malcolm X’s wife, Betty Shabazz and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s wife, Coretta Scott King. Read More Here



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