Muhammad Abdul Aziz and Khalil Islam, who were wrongfully convicted in the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X, but had their convictions overturned this past November, will be awarded $26 million due to a settlement with the city of New York.
One of the men who was wrongfully convicted of killing Malcolm X is suing the state of New York following his exoneration in November 2021.
One of the men who was wrongfully convicted of killing Malcolm X is suing the state of New York following his exoneration.
We reminisce on 15 amazing biopics that told the stories of prominent figures in Black culture, and also 5 that were practically panned just in case future directors need an example of what not to do.
Black America Web pays tribute to famous folk who lost their lives due to gun violence, including soul legend Marvin Gaye, would-be Harlem rap king Big L and a list of other missed legends.
After discovering a letter from Ray Wood where he confessed that the NYPD and FBI conspired to kill the civil rights legend and that he played a part, Malcolm X's family is demanding the reopening of his murder case.
Louis E. Lomax’s contributions to journalism are both noteworthy and historic. Beyond introducing much of white America to the unflinching Blackness of Nation Of Islam spokesperson Malcolm X, Lomax was the first Black man to work as a television journalist. Born August 16, 1922 in Valdosta, Ga., Louis Emanuel Lomax attended Paine College in Augusta […]
A new Netflix documentary may lead to the reopening of the Malcolm X murder case, the New York Times reports. The Nation of Islam leader, who eventually came to believe in Sunni Islam, not the religion created by Elijah Muhammad, was shot and killed while delivering a speech on February 21, 1965 at Harlem’s Audubon […]
Apparently it’s a crime to play Malcolm X speeches in Garner, North Carolina, as one local activist discovered when nearly a dozen police officers raided her home and charged her with a noise violation after a white neighbor complained that the words of the human rights activist was hate speech. A search warrant of Mikisa Thompson’s home was […]
With the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, once more Nation of Islam leader Min. Louis Farrakhan has come forth to deny any wrongdoing. Malcolm X was once a fiery leader and spokesperson for the NOI, but many allege the group had him killed after he split with the group citing philosophical differences. […]
Here are some celebrities special enough to have their own street named after them.
The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.