gallery eleven - the assassination and the funeral


"Dead on arrival."

Women weep upon learning the news.

Over 20,000 people show up to line the path of his funeral procession.

Inside the Faith Temple Church of God.

Ossie Davis delivers the Eulogy.

Muslim Sheikh performs the Muslim funeral prayers, salat-ul-janazah for Malcolm.

Wrapped in sheets in traditional Muslim fashion.

To God we belong and to Him we return.

Supporters demand the closing of shops to honour his death.

A bar closes to honour him.

Betty Shabazz, now widowed, speaks to reporters.

Half-sister Ella with widow Betty..

Ella Collins, Malcolm's half-sister, in the school she established.

Malcolm's legacy: a crowd listens to him deliver a speech.

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