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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.
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Malcolm X

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

(ˈmæl kəm ˈɛks)
n.
(Malcolm Little), 1925–65, U.S. civil-rights activist and religious leader.
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Ten months after the completion of his hajj, after he became known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, Malcolm X was assassinated on the stage of the Audubon Ballroom in New York City, a few months short of his 40th birthday.
He signed his name with his new title Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. "Al-Hajj" is a title given to those who performed the pilgrimage.
Touched by God into Minister El Hajj Malik el-Shabazz
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. A similar claim is made in Hisham Aidi's otherwise insightful 2016 piece for The Nation titled 'The Political Uses of Malcolm X's Image'.
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.
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.
I Buried Malcolm (Haj Malik El-Shabazz), Jersey City, New Jersey: New Mind Productions, 1993.
After this decisive encounter with a universal ethos, Malcolm X (who began calling himself El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) sought to balance his Afro-centric political worldview with his belief in a universal Islam.
Marable contends, is marked by a name emblematic of that plateau--Malcolm Little, Detroit Red, Satan, Malcolm X, and El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, to list but the most prominent.