Malcolm X

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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

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

Mal•colm X

(ˈmæl kəm ˈɛks)
(Malcolm Little), 1925–65, U.S. civil-rights activist and religious leader.
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Less than three months before El Hajj Malik El Shabazz (Malcolm X) was assassinated, he spoke at the Oxford Union, the most prestigious student debating organization in the United Kingdom.
Whatever the cause for this "nervous breakdown"4 in group feeling and communication, only a careful study of history, as the late El Hajj Malik El Shabazz (Malcolm X) meant when he stated in the 1960s that "the study of history is best qualified to reward our research," can provide adequate information and insight into the roots of the problem.
Goffe mentions that West has been described as a cross between el hajj Malik el Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) and Martin Luther King, Jr.