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Nicki Minaj takes shot at Malcolm X’s daughter on new song

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Earlier this year, Nicki Minaj came under fire for using an iconic image of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X on her song cover. Minaj borrowed an image of X peeping out of a window with a semi-automatic weapon that was captured approximately a year before his death. The cover’s release for the song title, […]

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Malcolm X’s family responds to Nicki Minaj’s use of his image for new single

Last week musician Nicki Minaj came under fire for the use of an image of iconic civil rights leader Malcolm X to promote her new single. Minaj has since apologized for the act, but some members of X’s estate still aren’t pleased. 

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Nicki Minaj apologizes for depiction of Malcolm X in cover art for single

Yesterday musician Nicki Minaj found herself in the middle of controversy over her choice of photo to promote her single. The artwork for Minaj’s song, “Lookin’ Ass Ni**a” is a reproduction of the iconic photograph of Malcolm X, rifle in hand, looking out of the window of his Queens home, with the song’s title on the left side of […]

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School bans students from writing about Malcolm X

Parents of students attending a New York school are outraged after finding out their children were banned from writing about iconic civil rights leader Malcolm X.  The assignment, given to fourth graders attending Public School 201 in Flushing, did not permit students to write about X because he was “violent” and “bad.” 

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Nicki Minaj’s new song cover for ‘Lookin’ Ass Ni**a’ features Malcolm X, offends most

Nicki Minaj has released a new single, but the music is being overshadowed by its package. The artwork for Minaj’s song, “Lookin’ Ass Ni**a” is a reproduction of the iconic photograph of Malcolm X, rifle in hand, looking out of the window of his Queens home, with the song’s title on the left side of […]

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Ban on Malcolm X’s diaries extended indefinitely

In the latest stem of events regarding the publishing of diaries written by the late Malcolm X, a federal judge has extended her ban on sales of the book. Until evidence in a court challenge can be heard next year, readers will not be able to consume the book, which contains several personal entries from […]

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Relatives seek to block publication of Malcolm X’s diary with lawsuit

elatives of Malcolm X have decided to sue in order to block the publication of private diaries kept by the civil rights leader. Malcolm X was assassinated shortly after returning from overseas, where he received spiritual enlightenment during the holy Pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Mourners Gather at Memorial Service for Malcolm Shabazz

A memorial gathering is under way for Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Malcolm X. Shabazz was murdered in Mexico City last week. Once again, an unbelievably tragic situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Shabazz family. Rest in Peace, Malcolm

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Two Men Arrested in Connection w/ Malcolm Shabazz Murder

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X.

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Malcolm Shabazz, Grandson of Malcolm X, Killed in Mexico

We are sad to report that Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X was killed in Tijuana, Mexico. He was 29.

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