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A. Peter Bailey Reflects on Malcolm X’s Assassination, 55 Years Later

As Pan-Africanists reflected upon the life and contributions of Malcolm X and bemoaned his tragic death on Feb. 21, 1965, one of his closest colleagues says the focus should remain not on the alleged triggerman who evaded prosecution for decades but the top-level intelligence officials who sought to prevent Malcolm X in allegiance with several African leaders from bringing the U.S. government before the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.