Jemele Hill

Former ESPN journalist Jemele Hill is back in the news. This time she is accused of making a veiled threat on President Trump's life.

Hill, who now works for The Atlantic, made a reference to Malcolm X's assassination during Trump's nationally televised State of the Union Address on Tuesday.

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dice game

A drawing of Barack and Michelle Obama watching Martin Luther King and Malcolm X playing a dice game is raising a ruckus on social media. The drawing shows former President Obama and the late civil rights leaders holding wads of cash while watching former NBA player Allen Iverson roll the dice.

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Nicki Minaj Malcolm X cover

Rapper/singer Nicki Minaj, 33, has apologized for using an iconic photograph of human rights activist Malcolm X to promote her new single “Lookin Ass Nigga”.

In a post on her Instagram page, Nicki, who is no stranger to controversies, said the photo was never intended to be the official cover art for her single.

"I apologize. That was never the official artwork nor is this an official single. This is a conversation. Not a single," wrote Minaj, who calls herself Harajuku Barbie.

Minaj added she has nothing but the utmost respect for Malcolm X’s family.

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TEXT

Malcolm Shabazz, the troubled grandson of civil rights icon Malcolm X, has been killed in Mexico, the U.S. Embassy there confirms.

The Amsterdam News reports that Shabazz, 28, was thrown off a rooftop after being shot during an attempted robbery on Thursday, May 9.

"I'm confirming, per U.S. Embassy, on behalf of family, the tragic death of Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X. Statement frm family 2 come," tweeted Shabazz family friend Terrie M. Williams on twitter earlier today.

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