Religious and civil rights leader Malcolm X is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.
Malcolm X was an inspiration for several fictional characters. The Marvel Comics writer Chris Claremont confirmed that Malcolm X was an inspiration for the X-Men character Magneto, while Martin Luther King was an inspiration for Professor X. Malcolm X also inspired the character Erik Killmonger in the film Black Panther.
Malcolm X, 1964 AP . Fifty years ago, Malcolm X's eldest daughter, Attallah Shabazz, witnessed gunmen kill her father in the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.
Who Really Killed Malcolm X? Amid Conspiracy Theories, Louis Farrakhan Says He Didn’t Do It There is lasting uncertainty over the actual culprits behind the Black icon's killing 53 years ago.
Karl Evanzz, author of “The Judas Factor: The Plot to Kill Malcolm X,” cited film footage that he said shows Mr. Aziz at the Audubon, and dismissed Mr. Muhammad’s research as unreliable.
The killing of Malcolm X on Feb. 21, 1965 was one of the most important yet largely misunderstood events of the American Civil Rights Movement. On that day, a Sunday, Malcolm X took to the stage ...
On the morning of February 21, 1965, Malcolm X woke up, alone, in a room at New York City's Hilton Hotel. He was, literally, a man without a home. One week earlier, his house in the East Elmhurst ...
Who Killed Malcolm X? 2020 TV-MA 1 Season True Crime Documentaries Decades after the assassination of African American leader Malcolm X, an activist embarks on a complex mission seeking truth in the name of justice.
Malcolm X Malcolm X AP; The growing hostility between Malcolm and the Nation led to death threats and open violence against him. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm was assassinated while delivering a lecture at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem; three members of the Nation of Islam were convicted of the murder.
"Minister Malcolm was slaughtered like a dog in front of his family," A. Peter Bailey, one of Malcolm X's closest aides, told The New York Times on the 40th anniversary of the killing.