1. Malcolm X was largely credited with increasing membership in the NOI from 500 in 1952 to 30,000 in 1963.
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6. Malcolm X was three years old when his father, Earl died.
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7. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X took the stage for a speech at the Audubon Ballroom in northern Manhattan.
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11. Malcolm X is largely responsible for the spread of Islam in the black community in the United States.
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12. Malcolm X is credited with raising the self-esteem of black Americans and reconnecting them with their African heritage.
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13. Malcolm X said that African Americans were wrong when they thought of themselves as a minority; globally, black people were the majority.
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14. Malcolm X emphasized the "direct connection" between the domestic struggle of African Americans for equal rights with the independence struggles of Third World nations.
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17. Malcolm X expressed a desire to work with other civil rights leaders, saying that Elijah Muhammad had prevented him from doing so in the past.
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20. Malcolm X proposed that African Americans should return to Africa and that, in the interim, a separate country for black people in America should be created.
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22. Malcolm X befriended John Elroy Sanford, a fellow dishwasher at Jimmy's Chicken Shack in Harlem who aspired to be a professional comedian.
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31. Malcolm X began holding meetings in Harlem at which he discussed the policies and programs of his new organizations.
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32. Malcolm X was one of the most influential leader of the Black Civil Rights Movement.
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37. Malcolm X was a civil rights leader who promoted the ideas of black nationalism, Islam, and civil liberties for African Americans.
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38. In 1964, Malcolm X decided to break from the Nation of Islam and to take the Muslim pilgrimage of hajj, which required Malcolm to travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
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41. In 2010, Malcolm X was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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42. Malcolm X was released in North America on November 18, 1992.
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46. In 1964, Malcolm X visited Mecca, the birthplace of the prophet Muhammad in c 570 in Saudi Arabia.
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52. Malcolm X was a minister, orator, American Black Muslim, and a prominent leader of the Nation of Islam until his break with the organization.
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57. Malcolm X met with two former female employees of the Nation of Islam, who had filed paternity lawsuits against Elijah Muhammad.
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59. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated while delivering a lecture at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem.
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60. Malcolm X became the most prominent national spokesman for the Black Muslims.
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62. On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City, in front of a large crowd that included his wife and children.
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63. Malcolm X quickly distinguished himself as the most feared, controversial, and articulate race critic in the United States.
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64. Malcolm X began holding meetings in Harlem at which he discussed the policies and programs of his new organizations.
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66. Malcolm X became assistant minister of the Detroit Mosque, or Muslim house of worship.
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68. Malcolm X is the first film about an African American to be given a blockbuster budget by a Hollywood studio.
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69. Malcolm X was a nation of islam minister and a black nationalist leader in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s.
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74. Malcolm X was assassinated on February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, New York, by members of the Nation of Islam—the religious group to which he had once belonged.
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80. Malcolm X became the minister of Temple No 7 in Harlem and Temple No 11 in Boston, while founding new temples in Hartford and Philadelphia.
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82. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska.
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84. Malcolm X was born in 1925, and assassinated on Feb 21, 1965 in New York City, after a relatively short life of immense struggle for the rights of black people.
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