Malcolm X (1925–1965)

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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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 1992 Malcolm X (based on "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 Killah.

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9 Biographical Movies | 14 Print Biographies | 13 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X' | Malcolm


6' 3½" (1.92 m)


Betty Shabazz  (his death)  (6 children)


Attallah Shabazz | See more »


Earl Little | Louise Langton Little


Ella Collins (half sibling) | See more »

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I have less patience with someone who doesn't wear a watch than with anyone else, for this type is not time-conscious. In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. See more »


Following his assassination, he was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York. Friends took up the gravediggers' shovels to complete the interment themselves. See more »


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