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Black History Month

On February 21, 1965, former Nation of Islam leader and influential Black Human Rights leader Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.

Mass Mutual and NewsOne join together to present 28 dynamic people that make up the diverse tapestry of Black History. For the entire month of February, Black History Month, we will feature one Person of the Day and highlight their lives and achievements. RELATED: Malcolm X Family Upset With Nicki Minaj For Photo Malcolm X (pictured), one of the […]

May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, the man we would come to know as Malcolm X burst into the world. As he evolved away from his past as Detroit Red, he transformed himself first, into a loyal protégé of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, then, into a world renowned human rights activist. He never hid behind his […]

The family of Malcolm Shabazz, 28, who was killed in Mexico on Thursday, May 9, has released an official statement regarding his tragic death: We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz. To all who knew him, he offered kindness, encouragement and hope for a better tomorrow. Although […]