About the film
islam new york city prison assassination ku klux klan muslim police brutality beach koran jail guard prison cell bible civil rights biography martin luther king nation of islam mekka pilgrimage cabriolet police historical figure based on memoir or autobiography african american history
Release Date: November 18, 1992
|Production Companies||:||40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, JVC, Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Producers||:||Spike Lee, Robi Reed, Marvin Worth|
|Writers||:||Spike Lee, Alex Haley, Malcolm X, Arnold Perl|
A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.