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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

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

(ˈmæl kəm ˈɛks)
(Malcolm Little), 1925–65, U.S. civil-rights activist and religious leader.
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An examination of the life of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik Shabazz) as a radical political figure, teacher and mentor that explores the untold tenets of Malcolm X's educational philosophy, and traces a historical trajectory of Black activists that sought to create spaces of liberation and learning free from cultural and racial oppression.
Saturday's march, like the one a week ago that drew thousands, was organized by Malik Shabazz, president of the Washington-based Black Lawyers for Justice and a former chairman of the New Black Panther Party.
I heard the bullet cry!" Louis Reyes Rivera gives voice to the reluctant bullet that pierced the heart of a nation, as it rested in the body of its shining prince, El Hajj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X).
Instead, the speakers were a mixture of those who did speak substantively on the issues, including Congressman John Conyers, Minister Farrakhan, and Ron Daniels; those who spoke mainly to rally people to join the Reparations Movement, such as Dorothy Benton Lewis, co-chair of N'COBRA; and those who spoke largely in racial epithets of their disdain for white people, such as Malik Shabazz, Pam Africa of MOVE, and Charles Barron.
Malik Shabazz, attorney for the New Black Panther Party, said: "These men are here to freely exercise their divine and constitutional rights, after building this country for 400 years.
The exchange of community resources between the facility and the city has materialized in quality programming through the Malik Shabazz Family Empowerment Center, sponsored by State Assemblyman Roger Green five years ago.