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2 Men Convicted of Killing Malcolm X Will Be Exonerated After 55 Years

The convictions of two men are expected to be thrown out after a 22-month investigation, validating long-held doubts about who killed the civil rights leader.
Published 1 year ago · Washington, United States

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District Attorney Admits: Malcolm X Killers Are Innocent

STF/AFP via Getty ImagesTwo of the men found guilty of the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X are expected to be exonerated on Thursday after a 22-month investigation.Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam are likely to have their murder convictions tossed—an extraordinary development that will be a boon for critics who have for years expressed doubts over who killed the influential Black civil rights leader.The investigation was carried out by the Manh…

1 year ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Malcolm X's 1965 assassination: Convictions of two men to be quashed

Two of the men convicted of the 1965 killing did not get the justice they deserved, prosecutor says.

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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Decades Of Doubt: A Timeline In The Malcolm X Investigation

Manhattan's district attorney announced Wednesday that he would ask a court to vacate the convictions of two of the three men convicted of murdering civil rights leader Malcom X in 1965. Here is a timeline of key dates related to the assassination and the prosecution of the men originally said to be his killers:

1 year ago·India
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Two men convicted in assassination of Malcolm X to be exonerated

Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam to be cleared as prosecutors say authorities withheld evidence

1 year ago·London, United Kingdom
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Manhattan DA says will move to exonerate two men convicted of killing Malcolm X

By Kanishka Singh - The Manhattan District Attorney's office said it will act to exonerate two men convicted of killing Black activist and civil rights advocate Malcolm X in 1965 in what will represent an official acknowledgement of errors made in the case. Malcolm X rose to prominence as the national spokesman of the Nation of Islam, an African-American Muslim group that espoused

1 year ago·United Kingdom
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Exonerations for 2 men convicted in Malcolm X's 1965 death

Two men who for decades steadfastly maintained their innocence in the 1965 assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X are set to be exonerated Thursday, after a nearly two-year-long re-investigation.

1 year ago·Toronto, Canada
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