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Malcolm X: Between Blackness and Islam (Part Two)

The second conversion of Malcolm is visibly centered on his split from the Nation. Malcolm was in fact ousted from the movement. Some would try to understand this process as the second and last conversion in his life; a process that begins with his separation from the Nation and the embracing of Sunni Islam. A good part of scholarly attention on Malcolm portrays this as a sudden, dramatic and heroic one

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Malcolm X: Between Islam and Blackness

There is scholarly consensus on the fact that Nation of Islam would not have achieved its level of success and popularity it came to enjoy if it wasn’t for Malcolm. This is a two-way bridge, since if it wasn’t for Elijah Muhammad and Nation of Islam, Malcolm would not have probably achieved his intellectual and social awareness and commitment.

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