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Before his death, a former US policeman revealed that the FBI and New York Police were involved in the assassination of human rights activist Malcolm X 56 years ago, according to ABC-6.
On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X, an Islamic preacher and human rights defender of African descent, was assassinated with gunshots as soon as he ascended the stage of a conference hall in New York City.
According to the channel, family members of Ray Wood, who was working as a secret police agent in the 1960s, and the family’s lawyer, announced that Wood had written a letter before his death, in which he admitted that the FBI and New York Police had conspired to kill Malcolm X. Wood’s family said his role in the operation was to secure the arrest of the team responsible for Safety X, several days before his assassination.
Malcolm X became famous as a defender of the rights of African Americans of racism and one of the symbols of the “Nation of Islam” movement, who convinced a very large number of Americans to join this movement, including the famous boxer Cassius Clay, who changed his name to Muhammad Ali after his conversion to Islam in 2000. 1964.