Breaking News: Malcolm X has been inducted as the newest member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame.
Malcolm X for 15 years was marked as too controversial. Commission chairman Ron Hull praised him for his persistent struggle for freedom and equality
Malcolm X Facts:
He was a Muslim and black nationalist leader.
He was a minister and a spokesman for Nation of Islam.
He was very critical of civil rights movement.
He was a great orator and human rights activist.
He was killed in 1965 by three gunmen.
He was a great leader.
What is Nebraska Hall of Fame?
The Nebraska Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that recognizes the significant contributions and accomplishments of individuals, organizations and businesses that have made the state of Nebraska a better place to live and work.
The Hall was established in 1966 by the Nebraska State Legislature.
The organization has inducted more than 200 individuals and organizations into the Hall.
Inductees have made contributions in a broad range of areas, including politics, business, the arts, science and education.