Malcolm X's Assassin Appointed to Lead Mosque

March 26, 1998


Peter Noel

reporter for the Village Voice, a weekly newspaper in New York City. He has a cover story in this week’s issue titled, "Farrakhan Hires a Convicted Killer of Malcolm X."

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has appointed Muhammad Abdul Aziz, one of three men convicted of assassinating Malcolm X in 1965, as captain in charge of Mosque No. 7, the historic Harlem temple headed by Malcolm X before his murder.

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