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Malcolm X (1925–1965)


Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of seven children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl tried opening a store while continuing his preaching. But a group of white ... See full bio »

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Malcolm X
Malcolm X Writer
(1992)
V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta Soundtrack
(2005)
Malcolm X
Malcolm X Writer
(1972)
Black and Cuba
Black and Cuba Himself
(2015)

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 1992 Malcolm X (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X")
 1972 Malcolm X (Documentary) (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD album: Voice from 1960s speech on a track of "Supreme Clientel" by Ghostface (2001).

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 14 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X'

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Speech in New York City on February 19, 1965] It is a time for martyrs now, and if I am to be the one, it will be for the cause of brotherhood. That's the only thing that can save this country. See more »

Trivia:

His adopted surname, "X", was in reference to his ancestor's original African surname, which he felt his ancestors had been robbed of by being forced into slavery, and, therefore, by extension, he had been robbed of it as well. See more »

Trademark:

Horn-rimmed glasses See more »

Nickname:

'Red' See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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