In this combination of 2013 and 1963 file photos, hip-hop artist Nicki Minaj performs in New York, and Malcolm X, civil rights activist and black Muslim leader, holds a newspaper as he speaks at a rally in New York. On Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, Minaj apologized after provoking widespread outrage with an Instagram and Web post featuring one of black historyís most poignant images: Malcolm X peering out the window of his home, rifle in hand, trying to defend his wife and children from firebombs while under surveillance by federal agents. Superimposed on the photo: the title of Minajís new song, which denigrates certain black men and repeats the N-word 42 times. (AP Photo/Invision, Brad Barket, AP)

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