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Malcolm X

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Iconic Muslim minister, leader of the country of Islam, and individual legal rights activist who spoke away against white supremacy as well as the disenfranchisement of African Us citizens. His autobiography, that was published soon after his assassination in 1965, is known as one of the most essential nonfiction books from the 20th hundred years. He was created Malcolm Small and following the loss of life of his dad, he and his brothers would hunt video game to create ends meet. A vacation towards the Muslim holy town of Mecca helped him to build up his values; he began putting your signature on his last name as X to displace the ancestral slave name Small. His dad was murdered by white supremacists when he was a kid, his uncle was lynched, and his mom was admitted right into a mental ward. He resided in a number of foster homes, and wedded Betty Shabazz in 1958; jointly that they had six kids. He was a critic from the civil privileges movement’s focus on dark and white integration, as soon as known as Martin Luther Ruler, Jr. a stooge and a chump.

Quick Facts


Full Name Malcolm X
Date Of Birth May 19, 1925
Died February 21, 1965, Washington Heights, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Omaha, NE
Height 1.92 m
Profession Religious Leader
Nationality American
Spouse Betty Shabazz
Children Qubilah Shabazz, Ilyasah Shabazz, Attallah Shabazz, Malaak Shabazz, Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz, Malikah Shabazz
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1His maternal grandfather was Scottish or English.
2Following his assassination, he was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.
3Chosen by GQ magazine as one of the 50 most stylish men of the past 50 years.
4Malcolm X was assassinated on February 21, 1965, three months away from what would have been his 40th birthday on May 19.
5His adopted surname, "X", was in reference to his ancestor's original African surname, which he felt his ancestors had been robbed of by being forced into slavery, and, therefore, by extension, he had been robbed of it as well.
6Brother of Ella Collins, Wilfred X and Philbert X.
7His most famous quote, "by any means necessary", was derived from Italian theorist Niccolò Machiavelli's "The Prince".
8During his early adulthood, he and a close friend were both noted for their reddish brown hair which subsequently led to their both being called by the nickname "Red". In an attempt to distinguish these two men with identical nicknames, their associates prefaced the nickname "Red" with cities these two men had frequented. Subsequently, Malcolm X became known as "Detroit Red", and his friend - a local dishwasher - was called "Chicago Red"; "Chicago Red" later become famous as the comedian known to the world as Redd Foxx.
9Had six daughters: Attallah (born 1958), Qubilah (born 1960), Ilyasah (born 1963), Gamilah (born 1964) and twins Malaak and Malikah (born 1965).
10He appears on a U.S. 33 cent postage stamp, debuting January 21, 1999 in New York City.
11He was the fourth of seven children of Georgia-born Earl Little and Grenada-born Louise Little.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Malcolm X1992book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X"
Malcolm X1972Documentary book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X"

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
V for Vendetta2005"Bkab"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When We Were Kings1996Documentary in memory of
Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X1994Documentary in memory of

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black and Cuba2013Documentary completedHimself
In the Hour of Chaos2016/IDocumentaryHimself (voice)
Malcolm's Echo: The Legacy of Malcolm X2008/IDocumentaryHimself
Front Page Challenge1965TV SeriesHimself - Guest
One More River1964DocumentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1964TV SeriesHimself - Black Nationalist
Howard K. Smith1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest
This Week1963TV SeriesHimself
The Hate That Hate Produced1959TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Muhammad Ali: The Greatest2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Britain's Racist Election2015TV Special documentaryHimself
What Happened, Miss Simone?2015DocumentaryHimself
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown2014DocumentaryHimself
American Experience1994-2014TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Speeches, Lies in State
Democracy Now!2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Trials of Muhammad Ali2013DocumentaryHimself
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2006-2012TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself (segment "Mike")
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHimself
King Kennedy2011DocumentaryHimself
The Double Conscious: Race & Rhetoric2011Video documentaryHimself
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-19752011DocumentaryHimself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible2010TV Movie documentaryHimself - Civil Rights Leader
Mourir? Plutôt crever!2010DocumentaryHimself
Motherland2010DocumentaryHimself
Facing Ali2009DocumentaryHimself - Nation of Islam
Strawberry Fields: Keeping the Spirit of John Lennon Alive2009DocumentaryHimself
Precious2009/IIHimself (uncredited)
Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami2008TV MovieHimself
Black Magic2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Maafa: Truth 20072007DocumentaryHimself
Our Story Our Voice2007DocumentaryHimself
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War2007Video documentaryHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself
500 Years Later2005DocumentaryHimself (as El-Hajj Malik Shabazz 'Malcolm X')
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Something the Lord Made2004TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
P.O.V.2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel2002DocumentaryHimself
A Huey P. Newton Story2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hendrix2000TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Biography1995-2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Directors2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Great Books1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Classified X1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Speeches of Malcolm X1997Video documentaryHimself - Speeches, Interview
All Power to the People1996DocumentaryHimself
Ghosts of Mississippi1996Himself (uncredited)
Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World1994TV Movie documentaryHimself
Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X1994DocumentaryHimself
Murderers, Mobsters & Madmen Vol. 2: Assassination in the 20th Century1993Video documentaryHimself
The Real Malcolm X1992TV Movie documentaryHimself - Speeches, Lies in State (uncredited)
Malcolm X1992Himself (uncredited)
Nina Simone: La légende1992TV Movie documentaryHimself
JFK1991Himself (uncredited)
Arena1984TV Series documentaryHimself
Malcolm X1972DocumentaryHimself - Speeches, Lies in State
Dynamite Chicken1971Himself (uncredited)
a.k.a. Cassius Clay1970DocumentaryHimself
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee1969DocumentaryHimself
Der politische Mord1966TV Series documentaryHimself
Panorama Review of the Year 19651965TV MovieHimself
World in Action1965TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardMalcolm X (1992)· Arnold Perl (screenwriter)
· Spike Lee (screenwriter)
· Alex Haley (author)


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#Quote
1[In 1963, on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy] Chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad, they've always make me glad.
2[Speech at the Harvard Law School Forum on December 16, 1964] I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.
3I have less patience with someone who doesn't wear a watch than with anyone else, for this type is not time-conscious. In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.
4[Speech in New York City on February 19, 1965] It is a time for martyrs now, and if I am to be the one, it will be for the cause of brotherhood. That's the only thing that can save this country.
5[Speech in Los Angeles on June 3, 1962 upon learning of a plane crash] The death of over 120 white people is a very beautiful thing.
6I am not a racist. I am against every form of racism and segregation, every form of discrimination. I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.
7When I was born, I was black. When I grow up, I'm black. When I'm ill, When I die, I'm black. But you - When you're born, you're pink. When you grow up, you're white. When you're ill, you're green. When you go out in the sun, you go red. When you're cold, you go blue. When you die, you're purple. And you have the nerve to call me Colored?
8I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those who do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone, and those who want to continue the system of exploitation. I believe that there will be that kind of clash, but I don't believe it will be based on the color of the skin...
9[Speech in New York City on December 12, 1964] I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.

#Trademark
1Horn-rimmed glasses

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