In Memory of Malcom X
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 February is designated as Black History Month and February 21, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination and martyrdom of Malcolm X. His life and struggle for justice is an inspiration to many people of conscience. He is among the great American icons and heroes who will always be remembered.

In his early days with the Nation of Islam he was taught to hate the white man and described him as the devil. He spoke of separation not integration. He delivered fiery speeches arousing the feelings and emotions of his fellow black brothers and sisters. He was bold and straight to the point. He addressed domestic issues and like his contemporary, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he spoke out against the US engagement with Vietnam.

After he split from the nation in 1964, he departed for the hajj, pilgrimage to Mecca and his experience there changed him forever. It not only changed him as a person, but it changed his worldview. He became a true Muslim who appreciated the diversity of God

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