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Malcolm X

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Title:Malcolm X

Malcom X was the Minister of the Nation of Islam up to March 1964. He left the Nation of Islam and formed the Muslim Mosque, Inc. and the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Malcom X was assassinated in 1965 while delivering a speech in New York City. Norman Butler (Muhammad Abdul Aziz), Thomas Johnson and Talmage Hayer were convicted of Malcom X's murder and all three were sentenced to life in prison. The FBI investigated Malcom X to verify communist influence.

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Subjects:X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | X, Malcolm, 1925-1965--Assassination | X, Malcolm, 1925-1965--Death and burial | Aziz, Muhammad Abdul, 1939- | Hagan, Thomas | Johnson, Thomas | Communism--United States | Governmental investigations--United States | Governmental investigations--Michigan--Detroit | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights--Michigan--Detroit | Civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights workers--Michigan--Detroit | African American civil rights workers | African Americans--Civil rights | Black Muslims | Black nationalism--United States | Black power--United States | Muslims--United States | African Americans--Religion | United States--Race relations | Nation of Islam (Detroit, Mich.) | Organization of Afro-American Unity | Muslim Mosque, Inc. | African American men--New York (State)--New York | African American men--Death | African American men--Violence against--New York (State)--New York | Men--Violence against--New York (State)--New York | Assassination--New York (State)--New York | Assassination--Investigation--New York (State)--New York | Homicide--New York (State)--New York | Murder--Investigation--New York (State)--New York | Criminal investigation--New York (State)--New York | Violent deaths--New York (State)--New York | Intervention (Federal government)--New York (State)--New York | Violence--New York (State)--New York | Shooting (Execution)--New York (State)--New York | Shotguns--New York (State)--New York | Firearms--New York (State)--New York | Gunshot wounds--New York (State)--New York | United States, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit, 42.331427, -83.0457538 | United States, Michigan, Inkster | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
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