Honoring Malcolm: NewsOne Now Commemorates The 50Th Anniversary Of The Assassination Of Malcolm X [VIDEO]

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Malcolm X, one of the most important figures of the second half of the 21st century, brought a different perspective to Black America and the world. His perspective was different from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it was different from many other civil rights activists, but he operated within the same pantheon as his counterparts.

Malcolm X, spoke truth about what was taking place in Northern ghettos, talking about housing, talking about jobs, talking about the condition of Black people, bringing attention to the plight of people of color in America and doing so in a controversial manner.

SEE ALSO: University Student Writes Malcolm X Is Valued Hero For Today’s Times

On Friday, Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” spoke with comedian and Civil Rights activist Dick Gregory,  writer, Peter Bailey, Howard University’s Dr. Greg Carr and photographer,

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