Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Rights for All”
49 years ago today, on February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was shot and killed by members of the Nation of Islam after breaking with the group and renouncing his political activities–many of which were labeled racist–while a member. “I did many things as a [Black] Muslim that I’m sorry for now,” he said, shortly before his death. “I was a zombie then… pointed in a certain direction and told to march.”
Though controversial–he was known to have said that equal rights should be claimed by any means necessary–there can be no question […]
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