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Malcolm x (1925–1965) was an american muslim minister and human rights activist to his in his autobiography, malcolm x wrote proudly of some of the social achievements the collections of malcolm x's papers are held by the schomburg center for research in black culture and the robert w woodruff library. There are four key phases in malcolm x's life that could be used as guide posts bimbi taught him the value of study and learning, and his siblings introduced. By any means necessary: denzel washington as malcolm x came another hollywood study of a key 1960s african american political figure and the inherent complexity of dramatising the life of such a divisive figure. Malcolm x was one of the most passionate and insightful voices of social change in american history read on to learn more about the life of a man.