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ISBN-10: 0791082490

ISBN-13: 9780791082492

ISBN-10: 1438100701

ISBN-13: 9781438100708

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As Malcolm X slowly discovered, the separatist ideas that he learned from his mentor, and that he himself had preached from the pulpit, were in sharp contrast to the message of one universal family that was shared by the Muslims of Asia and Africa. To Muslims throughout the world, Malcolm X’s pilgrimage to Mecca later that year represented a symbolic break with the authority of Elijah Muhammad and his version of Islam. END OF A PILGRIMAGE When Malcolm returned from Mecca, he had a new name, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, and he was beginning to fear that his former teacher, the man who had lifted him out of ignorance and imprisonment, was a fraud and an opportunist.

For years, Haley had worked to establish himself in the predominantly white literary world, doing everything in his power to minimize the role that race played in the way his work was received. Haley wanted to be respected as a writer and as a man, not simply as a black writer and a black man. From the beginning of his relationship with Malcolm X, however, Haley was fascinated by the Black Muslim minister’s keen awareness of the powerful role that race played throughout society and in the life of his people.

He decided to wait until I was born—which would be soon—and then the family would move. I am not sure why he made this decision, for he was not a frightened Negro, as most then were, and many still are today. My father was a big, six-foot-four, very black man. He had only one eye. How he had lost the other one I have never known. He was from Reynolds, Georgia, where he had left school after the third or maybe fourth grade. He believed, as did Marcus Garvey, that freedom, independence and self-respect could never be achieved by the Negro in America, and that therefore the Negro should leave America to the white man and return to his African land of origin.

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