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Mal·colm X

 (măl′kəm ĕks′) Originally Malcolm Little. 1925-1965.
American activist. A member of the Nation of Islam (1952-1963), he advocated separatism and black pride. After converting to orthodox Islam, he founded the Organization of Afro-American Unity (1964) and was assassinated in Harlem.

Malcolm X

(ɛks)
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(Biography) original name Malcolm Little. 1925–65, US Black civil-rights leader: assassinated

Mal•colm X

(ˈmæl kəm ˈɛks)
n.
(Malcolm Little), 1925–65, U.S. civil-rights activist and religious leader.
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Lena Williams's 'Playing with Fire' and Sheila Rule's 'Malcolm X: The Facts, the Fictions, the Film' suggest that Malcolm returned from Haj in 1964 with the new name El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.
During a chance meeting at the Ambassador Hotel, Accra in May 1964, Ali refused to acknowledge Malcolm--now el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, following his conversion to formal Islam and his pilgrimage to Mecca.
Malcolm X, whose full name was El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was 39 when he was killed.
The Diary of Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz 1964 edited by Herb Boyd and Ilyasah Al-Shabazz with annotations and commentary by Haki R.
And my personal favourite is one El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, the inspiring advocate of African Americans rights, the godfather of the Black Power movement and the the fourth of seven children of Grenada-born Louise Little.
BORN MACOLM LITTLE in Omaha, Nebraska in 1925, a transformed Malcolm died, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, killed by assassins in 1965 at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.