Young Malcolm Little<br />Born in Nebraska may 19, 1925<br />Named of Malcolm Little<br />
Prison<br />Sent to prison in 1946<br />For criminal acts to get money<br />Changed name to Malcolm X<br />
Nation of Islam<br />Joined while in prison<br />Quickly rose after prison<br />Created temple in Boston<br />Appointed national minister in 1961<br />
Nation of Islam cont.<br />Recognized as 2nd most powerful<br />Violated an order with controversial quote on Kennedy’s assassination<br />“Chickens coming home to roost” <br />Left Nation of Islam in 1964<br />
Violence<br />Preached opposite of Martin Luther King<br />Fought for civil rights “any means necessary”<br />White “devils”<br />
Non Violence<br />Made Hajj to Mecca<br />Changed name to el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz<br />Realized all whites weren’t “devils”<br />Founded Afro-American Unity<br />
Death/ prediction of death<br />“if I can die having brought any light, having exposed any meaningful truth that will help to destroy the racist cancer that is malignant in the body of America- then all of the credit is due to Allah. Only the mistakes have been mine”<br />A week later he was assassinated<br />Suspected nation of Islam<br />
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