Malcolm X

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militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)

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ix) states that El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) intended to publish his travel journal as a book which the editors and publisher now consider it to be a great honor for them to complete this bio-documentarial book in an effort to insure that he attains his rightful place in history by publishing an authentic volume that can increase the understanding of Malcolm X and inspire future projects about him.
African American Lives includes such important figures as Esteban, an early African explorer who journeyed to North America in 1528, and ranges from the usual suspects such as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz and Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X--or El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (as he was more properly known after his 1964 pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia)--had created both organizations in 1964, after leaving the Nation of Islam.
He would later change his name again to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.
As for the influential leader El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm)--who in his own words in the autobiography and documentary foretold his end--he was assassinated on February 21, 1965 during a meeting in New York City by unknown men, whom some say were linked to the Nation of Islam.