@ United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DescriptionMalcom 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.The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.