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Malcolm X (1925–1965)

  • By: Michael D. Mumford & Richard T. Marcy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

African-American ideological and religious leader

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska. His father, an itinerant preacher, was a follower of the black nationalist movement of Marcus Garvey (1887–1940). After the death of his father, and his mother's subsequent ...

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