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Malcolm X (1925–1965)

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of eight 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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 1992 Malcolm X (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X")
 1972 Malcolm X (Documentary) (book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X")
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CD album: Voice from 1960s speech on a track of "Supreme Clientel" by Ghostface (2001).

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8 Biographical Movies | 13 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X'


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[Speech in Los Angeles on June 3, 1962 upon learning of a plane crash] The death of over 120 white people is a very beautiful thing. See more »


Following his assassination, he was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York. See more »


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