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Malcolm X College is a two-year college of the City Colleges of Chicago, located in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded as Crane Junior College in 1911 (to serve graduates of the nearby Crane High School, which still functions to this day), and was the first of the City Colleges to be founded; it was renamed in honor of civil rights advocate and orator Malcolm X in 1969. The City Colleges of Chicago was formed on September 11th, 1911. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook Incorporated March 4, 1837 Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area    - City 606. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ... Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, also known as Detroit Red and Al-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Omaha, Nebraska, May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965 in New York City) was a Muslim Minister and National Spokesman for the Nation of Islam. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...

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Malcolm X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3477 words)
Malcolm X was the founder of both the Muslim Mosque, Inc. and the Organization of Afro-American Unity.
Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City on February 21, 1965 on the first day of National Brotherhood Week.
Malcolm X was buried at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.
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Malcolm X rose rapidly in the Nation of Islam organization as a minister and recruiter of new members.
Malcolm X also had come to reject some of the tenets of the Nation of Islam, including Elijah Muhammad’s theory that the white race was created by a dissident “mad scientist” named Yakub.
In 1964, shortly after his break with Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X made a pilgrimage to Mecca, the holy Muslim city in Saudi Arabia that was the birthplace of the founder of Islam.
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