NationOfIslam

NationOfIslam - Race & Ethnicity 11-13-07 Malcolm X...

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11-13-07 Malcolm X Malcolm Little Elijah Muhammad Mecca El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Muhammad Ali According to the FBI website: W.D. Fard founded the Muslim Cult of Islam Also known as: Wallace D. Fard Wallace Ford W.E. Farad Wallace Fard Muhammad *Was an immigrant from New Zealand Elijah Muhammad Took over control of the Nation of Islam after W.D. Fard Made his followers change their names to rid themselves of their traditional slave last names Malcolm X Childhood - Grew up in Omaha, Nebraska - Originally named Malcolm Little - Parents were immigrants from the West Indies - Father followed Pan Africanism - Very intelligent - 7 th grade- named president of his class, didn’t see it as praise, instead saw it as mockery, mascot as a black student Setbacks… and moving on - Father died (possible suicide) o Malcolm viewed this as racists took his father from him - Mother institutionalized - Malcolm and siblings placed in foster care then lived with relatives in Michigan
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