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Two Men Convicted of Killing Malcolm X Will Be Exonerated

HeadlineNov 18, 2021

Two of the three men convicted of the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X are being exonerated today. This comes after decades of advocacy on behalf of the men and after a two-year investigation by the Manhattan D.A.’s Office and the Innocence Project found that prosecutors, the FBI and the New York Police Department omitted key evidence around the murder. Muhammad Aziz is 83. He was released on parole in 1985 and has been fighting to clear his name. The other man, Khalil Islam, was released in 1987 and died in 2009. Tune in to Democracy Now! on Friday for much more on this story.

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