The settlement will be divided equally between Muhammad Aziz and the estate of Khalil Islam.
The late activist was a candidate in 2004 and 2007 but was denied by the hall's commission.
"As a result of his wrongful conviction and imprisonment, Mr. Aziz spent 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit," the lawsuit said.
"I'm deeply saddened by the death of #MalikahShabazz. My heart goes out to her family, the descendants of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X," said Bernice King, daughter…
"This is one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century who commanded enormous attention and respect. And yet, our system failed," said Bryan Stevenson, founder…
Set to premiere this September, the film is produced by Kenya Barris and inspired by the book "Blood Brothers" written by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith.
“It’s important to look at the work that he was doing.”
The Manhattan DA is reportedly taking another look at the 1965 murder.
Regina King will helm 'One Night In Miami,' a film about Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, Sam Cooke, and Malcolm X discussing plans of empowerment.