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Malcolm X Killer Gains Parole

Thomas Hagan, 69, had been on work release

(Newser) - The last of the men convicted in Malcolm X's assassination has been paroled after 44 years in prison. Thomas Hagan, 69, hadn't been spending a ton of time in prison anyway; in 1992 he entered a full-time work-release program that let him spend 5 days a week at home with... More »

W. Deen Mohammed: Black Muslim Leader Dies

(Newser) - Imam W. Deen Mohammed, son of the late Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad and one of the nation's top black Muslim leaders, has died at age 74, the Chicago Tribune reports. "Brother Imam"—once banished by his father for remaining close to Nation of Islam critic Malcolm... More »

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