(Malcolm Little; Big Red; Al Hajj Malik Shabazz; 192565). B. Omaha, Nebraska; his father was a Baptist preacher; to NYC; engaged in burglary; sentenced to 10 yrs. in prison 1946; used time for self-improvement; paroled after 6 yrs.; joined Black Muslims 1962; became prominent leader; suspended 1963; resigned 1964; founded Organization for Afro-American Unity 1964; conflict with Black Muslims resulted; assassinated.
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