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Malcolm X

[ eks ]

noun

  1. Malcolm Little, 1925–65, U.S. Black civil rights activist and religious leader.


Malcolm X

/ ɛks /

noun

  1. Malcolm X19251965MUSPOLITICS: civil-rights leader original name Malcolm Little. 1925–65, US Black civil-rights leader: assassinated


Malcolm X

  1. An African-American political leader of the twentieth century. A prominent Black Muslim , Malcolm X explained the group's viewpoint in a book written by Alex Haley , The Autobiography of Malcolm X. He was assassinated in 1965.


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Malcolm X came on the scene challenging police brutality and the violence of the carceral state.

From Time

The Malcolm X filmmakers Dretzin and Bertelsen began their project in 2017, when they met Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, an independent scholar who had been researching Malcolm X and his death for more than a decade.

Malcolm X raised his arms and stepped back from the wooden podium.

Kingsley Ben-Adir was also acknowledged as the Boss Breakthrough Actor for his portrayals of Malcolm X in One Night in Miami and Barack Obama in The Comey Rule.

Graham, who championed the success of Malcolm X, never slowed down, remaining an activist until her death at age 80.

From Ozy

As a child, he worshipped leaders like Malcolm X and remembers having imagining Africa as a mythical place.

Third and perhaps most important, Michelle and her husband, Kevin Johnson, created a Malcolm X factor in education reform.

It was an odd sensation for a Russian Jew to feel kinship with Malcolm X.

An ex-convict looks back on the books he read, from Dostoevsky to Malcolm X, during the decade he spent behind bars.

I read The Autobiography of Malcolm X, without announcing the fact to anyone because of certain racial realities inside.

In the same vein, there is no Malcolm X left in the poetry resulting from sampling his speeches, or anyone else's for that matter.

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