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Malcolm X Laughs

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On Feb. 21, 1965, Muslim leader and civil rights activist Malcolm X was shot to death inside Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in New York by assassins identified as members of the Nation of Islam. Malcolm was only 39 yrs old. Three men were convicted of murder and were eventually paroled.

Malcolm X Meets Dr. Martin Luther King

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