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15 Little Known Facts About Malcolm X's Life, From Birth To Death

30 days ago   |   By News One

Today is Malcolm X's birthday. He would have been 94 years old.
Assassinated on February 21, 1965 in Harlem, he was an important voice in the civil rights movement and lives in our collective memory as an icon in the pantheon of fearless Black leaders.
SEE ALSO: Today In Black History: Malcolm X Assassination
Here are 15 facts about the man who championed Black human rights across the world.
1. White supremacist groups targeted his father
Malcolm X's father, the Rev. Earl Little , was a supporter of the pan-African leader Marcus Garvey , which caught the attention of the Ku Klux Klan and...
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