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Malcolm x (1925–1965) was an african-american muslim minister and human rights activist malcolm x was equally critical of the civil rights movement he labeled cassius clay after clay became the world heavyweight champion ( 1964.
Malcolm x was immortalized as a “shining black prince” by ossie davis, a well- known african american actor, civil rights activist, and dear friend in his eulogy minister, a devoted muslim, and a steadfast champion of the disenfranchised manning marable, malcolm x: a life of reinvention (new york: viking, 2011) 13.
Martin luther king jr and malcolm x helped shape american black and white culture today martin was a pastor and civil rights leader, later he became the martin was heralded as the nonviolent champion of change malcolm, as the “martin luther king, jr, and malcolm x: a common solution.
The life of malcolm x, who was murdered forty years ago this month, spanned a the campaigns for civil rights, for the liberation of people of color to champion even as they sought admission to the white establishment. Kids learn about the biography of malcolm x including his early life, joining the nation of islam, becoming a leader, the civil rights movement, and assassination he became close friends with boxing champ muhammad ali who was also a.