Malcolm X

Malcolm X

[eks]
noun
(Malcolm Little) 1925–65, U.S. black-rights activist and religious leader.
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Malcolm X (ɛks)
 
n
original name Malcolm Little. 1925--65, US Black civil-rights leader: assassinated

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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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