from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Malcolm X Originally Malcolm Little. 1925-1965. American activist. A member of the Black Muslims (1952-1963), he advocated separatism and Black pride. After converting to orthodox Islam, he founded the Organization of Afro-American Unity (1964) and was assassinated in Harlem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. See malcolm little.

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  • n. militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)


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