Manhattan DA says it will move to exonerate two men convicted of killing Malcolm X

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By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – 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 Black separatism. He spent more over a decade with the group before becoming disillusioned, publicly breaking with it in 1964 and moderating some of his earlier views on racial separation. He was shot dead …

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