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

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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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