Malcolm X

[ eks ]
/ ɛks /

noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Malcolm X

Malcolm X
/ (ɛks) /

noun

original name Malcolm Little. 1925–65, US Black civil-rights leader: assassinated
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Cultural definitions for Malcolm X

Malcolm X

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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