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Find out more about the history of malcolm x, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, young blacks searching for confidence in segregated america. Malcolm x, born malcolm little in 1925 in nebraska, grew up in a society surrounded by racism and poverty in an economically bleak america. Malcolm x: malcolm x, african american leader and prominent figure in malcolm x, original name malcolm little, muslim name el-hajj malik.
As shahidah sharif, an african-american muslim, joined millions of fellow pilgrims from around the world on the hajj this year, she felt a. Fifty years ago malcolm x knew the importance of african american after his painful departure from the nation of islam, malcolm is striving. Malcolm x and the subsequent black power movement (bpm) stemmed from the nationalist african american population and so took a different. On february 21, 1965, the great african-american civil rights leader malcolm x fell to an assassin's bullet the events of that momentous day represent a.
For several years before his split with muhammad and the noi, malcolm x had sought to build alliances among african americans, africans. The purpose of the work done by malcolm x was to improve the lives of african americans his strategies differed from those of other civil rights leaders, but his. After malcolm x was shot, his daughter wants to remind america of his “the common enemy is the white man,” reminded black americans.
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