June 30, 2021
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Malcolm X is born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska
The Littles leave Omaha and move to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Littles move to Lansing, Michigan. Settling in a white neighborhood, they are sued for eviction
The Little house is burned to the ground.
Earl Little moves his family to East Lansing and builds a new home there.
Malcolm tries to retrieve a stolen $1000 watch from a pawnshop and is arrested. He is convicted and receives an eight-to-10-year sentence.
1948 Malcolm, and his siblings convert to Islam
Elijah Muhammad gives Malcolm his highest appointment to date, chief minister of Harlem's Temple No. 7.
Elijah Muhammad, who has moved from Chicago to Phoenix for health reasons, makes Malcolm national representative of the Nation of Islam.
January 6: Malcolm is removed as the Nation's national representative and as minister of the Harlem Temple No. 7. Suspended "indefinitely" by the Nation of Islam
Malcolm's home in East Elmhurst is firebombed Malcolm X says that it is "upon the orders of Elijah Muhammad." His family is evicted four days later.
Malcolm X is assassinated while speaking at an OAAU rally in Harlem; three members of the Nation of Islam are later convicted despite the fact that the assailant apprehended at the scene Talmadge Hayer insisted that his two co-defendants are innocent.
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