Members of Malcolm X’s household have made public what they described as a letter written by a deceased police officer stating that the New York Police Division and FBI had been behind the 1965 killing of the famed Black activist and civil rights advocate, reports Reuters. He was killed at New York’s Audubon Ballroom whereas getting ready to ship a speech. Three members of the Nation of Islam had been convicted within the capturing. The letter launched at a information convention on Saturday was attributed to a former undercover NYPD officer named Raymond Wooden, who wrote that he had been pressured by his NYPD supervisors to lure two members of Malcolm X’s safety element into committing crimes that resulted of their arrest simply days earlier than the deadly capturing.
These arrests stored the 2 males from managing door safety on the ballroom and was a part of a conspiracy between the NYPD and FBI to have Malcolm killed, in accordance with the letter. Following Saturday’s information convention, Manhattan District Legal professional Cy Vance’s workplace launched a press release saying its “overview of this matter is energetic and ongoing.” The NYPD mentioned in a separate assertion it has “supplied all out there information related to that case to the District Legal professional” and “stays dedicated to help with that overview in any means.” The FBI declined to touch upon the matter.