Friday, April 15, 2011

Survey Says that Most Black People Believe Nation of Islam Leaders Ordered Assassination of Malcolm X

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action 

According to a recent survey conducted by, three out of four African Americans (76.8%) believe that the Nation of Islam was behind the assassination of Malcolm X. Additionally, two-thirds of the respondents (63.3%) believe that the government played some role in the assassination, by either being directly involved or helping someone else to kill Malcolm.

The results of the survey are interesting in light of the book written by the late Manning Marable, the Columbia University Professor who died shortly before the release of his book. Marable goes into detail about the life of Malcolm X, elaborating on the role that was allegedly played by Nation of Islam leadership.

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