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Malcolm X is buried at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.

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On March 20, 1964, LIFE magazine published a famous photograph of Malcolm X holding an M1 Carbine, and pulling back the curtains to peer through a window.

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Malcolm X's speeches and writings became, for the black poor, a legacy of ideas, critiques, arguments, and sayings that would eventually codify as "Black Power Thought."

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Dr. Manning is also developing a biography of Malcolm, slated for release by Viking/Penguin Publishers in 2009, with the tentative title, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.

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According to Malcolm X biographer, Dr. Marabel Manning, there are today thousands of works bearing the title "Malcolm X."

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Malcolm X's distrust of the civil rights establishment's integrationist drive became even more obvious when he disparagingly labeled the August 28, 1963 March on Washington as the "Farce on Washington."

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Together, the documentary and the book propelled Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X onto center stage of the racial segregation-integration controversy.

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Undercover FBI informants warned officials that Malcolm X had been marked for assassination.

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Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) (Born Malcolm Little; Arabic name El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) was a Muslim minister and a national spokesman for the Nation of Islam.

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From 1961-1964, the NOI flourished, as Malcolm X became more well known.

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Seven days later, during a speaking engagement at Manhattan's Audubon Ballroom, Malcolm X, while onstage delivering his address, was rushed by three gunmen who shot him 15 times at close range.

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In Chicago, there exists Malcolm X Community College, and in Durham, North Carolina, Malcolm X Liberation University and the Malcolm X Society.

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Numerous others of the black nationalist persuasion agreed with Malcolm X, thus clearly demonstrating that Martin Luther King, Jr. did not enjoy universal support among American blacks.

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On January 14, 1958, Malcolm X was married to Sister Betty X (nйe Sanders) in Lansing, Michigan.

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