NRHP: Malcolm X House Site

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Malcolm X House Site

Malcolm X House Site

NRHP Reference #: 84002463

NRHP Listing Date: 19840301


3448 Pinkney, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

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The house site is historically important for its association with Malcolm X, originally named Malcolm Little, born in Omaha on May 19, 1925. Malcolm X was known for his outspoken views on racial segregation, advocating a "back to Africa" movement, and later promoting social and economic self-sufficiency for blacks. He was assassinated in New York City on February 21, 1965. Malcolm X contributed to an awareness in many blacks which helped foster the birth of the black nationalist movement of the late 1960s.

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