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The Malcolm X collection : papers, 1948-1965
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
- Originals: 7 lin. ft.
- Copies: 14 microfilm reels.
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
None of the reels may be duplicated without permission from the Curator of Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd., New York, NY 10037 and the Estate of Betty Shabazz and the Shabazz Family.
Writings, personal memorabilia, organizational papers and printed matter documenting Malcolm X's activities and opinions as the Nation of Islam's first National Minister,and following his separation from the organization and hisembrace of orthodox Islam in early 1964, as a prominent advocate of human rights and self-determination for African-Americans.
African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle in the United States into an international human rights issue, and who subsequently founded the Muslim Mosque Incorporated and the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City on February 21, 1965.
Controlled Access Terms
- Elijah Muhammad, 1897-
- X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
- Shabazz, Betty.
- Nation of Islam (Chicago, Ill.)
- Muslim Mosque, Inc.
- Organization of Afro-American Unity.
- Black Muslims.
- African Americans -- Religion.
- Black nationalism -- United States.