Men wrongly convicted in Malcolm X slaying reach settlement with New York City, state
By Rich McKay - A man exonerated last year in the 1965 slaying of Black activist Malcolm X and the estate of a second man cleared posthumously reached a settlement totaling $36 million with New York City and state, their attorney said on Sunday. Muhammad Aziz, 84, had sought $40 million after serving about two decades in prison and more than 55 years after being wrongly blamed in the
Conviction Overturned, 2 Jailed For Malcolm X Killing To Get $36 Million
The two men whose convictions for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X were overturned last year will receive $36 million from the city and state of New York, their lawyer confirmed Sunday night.