Netflix’s Documentary “Who Killed Malcolm X?” Influenced Manhattan DA
To Re-investigate The Assassination Of Malcolm X
Netflix’s latest documentary “Who Killed Malcolm X?” has influenced Manhattan DA to reevaluate the investigation of the Malcolm X Assassination case. According to the docuseries, two men convicted of Malcolm X’s murder could not have been guilty of the act.
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“Who Killed Malcolm X?”Netflix Documentary
Netflix, in fact, has recently released it’s crime documentary “Who Killed Malcolm X?” Fusion, primarily premiered this show last year. However, it remained unnoticed until Netflix superintends the telecast of this six-part docuseries last Friday. It’s about the investigative journalist Abdur-Rahman Muhammad who is on a mission to dig out who actually killed Malcolm X.
As a matter of fact, an African-American Civil rights activist Malcolm X died on the stage at the Audubon Ballroom in New York on February 21, 1965. Somebody fired and the activist consequently died. “Who Killed Malcolm X?” tried to spot the right criminal.
The Three Convicts
Later, three men were convicted for the crime in 1966. Mujahid Abdul Halim (known as Talmadge Hayer and Thomas Hagan), Muhammad Abdul Aziz (known as Norman 3X Butler) and Khalil Islam (known as Thomas 15X Johnson). All three got life sentences in prison.
Guilty Or Not Guilty Via “Who Killed Malcolm X?”
After that, the Innocence Project, a non-profit organization, working for wrongly convicted victim questioned about the advocative misconduct which has wrecked the lives of innocents. Both Aziz and Islam could be innocent. In addition, the convicts themselves also tried to convince the authorities for their chastity. Moreover, the third convict, Halim agreed about his involvement, but he insisted on the innocence of the other two men.
This Monday, The Manhattan district attorney’s office announced that it would review the case.
” Manhattan DA spokesman Danny Frost stated, “He has determined that the district attorney’s office will begin a preliminary review of the matter, which will inform the office regarding what further investigative steps may be undertaken.”
Aziz still maintains his innocence at the age of 81 and striving really hard to clear his name. However, Islam left this world in 2009.
The Controversies Behind Malcolm’s Assassination
There were many assumptions regarding this murder. It involves the FBI for the controversial black Muslim leader and political activist. In addition, white American power could conspire his death. Another idea suggested that Malcolm’s former brothers in the Nation of Islam killed their fellow activists.
Netflix has previously contributed to unveil many controversial issues in the crime genre and it is the platform that has released world-famous crime docuseries including Ted Bundy Tapes, Making a murderer, The innocent man, and The Evil genius, etc.
Let’s see if Netflix contributes something for innocent people to regain their dignity back after five long decades.