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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 attempted opening a store while continuing his preaching. But a group of white ... See full bio »

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Malcolm X Writer
(1992)
V for Vendetta Soundtrack
(2005)
Malcolm X Writer
(1972)
Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P Himself (archival footage)
(2019)

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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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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 at the Harvard Law School Forum on December 16, 1964] I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street. See more »

Trivia:

His most famous words, "by any means necessary", were derived from Italian theorist Niccolò Machiavelli's book "The Prince". See more »

Nickname:

Detroit Red

Star Sign:

Taurus

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