Malcolm X was loved outside of America

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February 22nd, 2015, 7:48 pm #1

Malcolm X was loved and respected all over the world, he was a super star outside of America. I'm going to go into detail to help people understand just how much he was loved outside of America, and I'm going to show you just how powerful he was.

In 1964 Malcolm X went to Africa and the Middle East and he stayed there for over 5 months. Malcolm was shocked and surprised at how much he was loved and respected in the countries he traveled to.

Malcolm said that people would come up to him and ask him for autographs, and they would ask to take pictures with him. He said that he couldn't believe it.

On this trip Malcolm X met with over 30 different leaders and heads of state in Africa and the Middle East.

1. Malcolm went to Ghana and met with Ghana's president Kwame Nkrumah.

2. While in Ghana Malcolm met with Ghana's Minister of Defense Kofi Boaka in his home, and he also gave a dinner in Malcolm's honor.

3. While in Ghana Malcolm was asked to address the Ghanaian Parliament, which he did.

4. Chinese Ambassador Huang Hua gave a state dinner in honor of Malcolm in Ghana. Malcolm was also interviewed by the Chinese News Agency.

5. Cuban Ambassador Armando Gonzalez also gave a state dinner in honor of Malcolm in Ghana.

6. In Ghana Malcolm also lectured at the University of Ghana.

7. While in Lagos Nigeria, Malcolm received a telephone call, the president of Nigeria Nnamdi Azikiwes wanted to have a private meeting with him. The two of them had a meeting.

8. In Nigeria Malcolm also lectured at the University of Ibadan.

9. While on an airplane someone informed Kenya's president Jomo Kenyatta that Malcolm X was on the same plane. Jomo Kenyatta sent for Malcolm to come sit next to him in his VIP section so they could talk.

10. When Malcolm went to Kenya, the vice president of Kenya Oginga Odinga sent a car to pick him up and the two of them had a private meeting at his home..

11. While in Kenya, Malcolm had another meeting with Jomo Kenyatta.

12. Malcolm was treated like royalty while in Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta invited Malcolm to a parade, where Malcolm was his VIP guess that sat with Kenyatta's family in their private suite.

13. Malcolm was also asked to address the Kenyan Parliament.

14. When Malcolm went to Tanzania he met with Tanzanian president Julius K Nyerere.

15. Malcolm then went to Cairo Egypt, and he was informed that the president of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser wanted to meet with him, and the two of them met.

16. While in Egypt Malcolm also met with Anwar el Sadat, who later became the president of Egypt.

17. While on his visit there Malcolm was made a guest of state in Egypt.

18. Egyptian military General Saleh Harb met with Malcolm.

19. In Cairo Egypt at the African Summit Conference in 1964 Malcolm addressed the heads of state of 34 African nations.

20. While in Alexandria Egypt, Malcolm received a police escort that lead his motorcade the whole time that he was there.

21. Malcolm gave a speech in Alexandria Egypt where people from 73 countries were attendance, the audience loved his message.

22. While in the African country of Guinea, Malcolm met with the president of that country Sekou Toures.

23. Not only that, the whole time that Malcolm was in Guinea he stayed at the home of president Sekoh, where Malcolm was given 3 personal servants, a driver and he was given any army officer (bodyguard).

24. Malcolm met with most of the cabinet members in Guinea, including the Secretary of State.

25. While in Zanzibar Malcolm met with Abdul Rahman Babu who was the leader of the Zanzibar revolution.

26. Malcolm had a private meeting with Ugandan prime minister Milton Obote.

27. While in Dakar Senegal Malcolm said that he signed a lot of autographs.

28. When Malcolm went to Kuwait he was honored as a guest of state.

29. Malcolm then travel to Saudi Arabia where Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia made him a guest of state.

30. While in Saudi Arabia Malcolm was given a chauffeured car, personal servants and all of his expenses was taken care of.

31. Malcolm spoke at the University of Beirut in Lebanon.

32. In his diary Malcolm X said that while visiting the Algerian Embassy he was embarrassed at the enthusiastic reception that he received there. He said that it was difficult for him to believe how widely known and respected he was on the African continent.

33. Malcolm met and had dinner with the president of Algeria. At dinner he told Malcolm our attire can be stolen from us but not our dignity.

34. Malcolm met with several Sheikhs from the Sudan.

35. While in Ethiopia, Malcolm spoke at a University there to an overflow crowd.

36. While in Lebanon, Malcolm spoke at a University Beirut to an overflow crowd.

37. While in Liberia the mayor of Monrovia gave a dinner in Malcolm X honor.

38. Just about everyday that Malcolm was in Africa a different television station and newspaper was interviewing him.

39. Cuba's president Fidel Castro also greatly admired Malcolm X, and in 1960 the two of them met and had a private meeting.

This is a direct quote from Malcolm X from his diary.

Malcolm X speaking----- It is difficult to believe that I could be so widely known and respected here on the continent. The negative image that the Western press has tried to paint of me certainly hasn't succeeded.


I'm a student of Malcolm X I have read just about every book written on Malcolm. I have almost 50 hours of audio tape on Malcolm, which includes his speeches, interviews, lectures, etc. Most of the information stated above came from the Diary of Malcolm X, which you can buy in stores.



Don't view Malcolm X as a local leader in America, he was much bigger than that. Malcolm was a world leader.
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February 22nd, 2015, 7:51 pm #2

Iran was one of the first countries to put Malcolm X on a postage stamp, this is Iran Malcolm X stamp.



This University in Iran has Malcolm X picture on the wall.


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February 22nd, 2015, 7:54 pm #3

Maya Angelou was very close friends with Malcolm X, and she said that she didn't know how powerful Malcolm was until he went to Ghana. These are her words below.

Maya Angelo: Malcolm had a meeting with Ghana's president Kwame Nkrumah. The next morning we met Malcolm at his hotel as he was preparing to leave. While standing around the hotel we saw a convoy of limousines gliding up, small flags waved from the hood of the luxury cars, which meant that each car carried an ambassador. Alice said there must be some diplomatic meeting, about that time the Nigerian commissioner approached, good morning brother Malcolm. A few of us have come to accompany you to the airport. The Chinese, Guinea, Yugoslav, Mali, Cuban, Algerian, and the Egyptian ambassadors are here. We will pull up onto the road as you will want to ride with your friends, we will follow. In the car Julian was the first to speak to Malcolm. He said man we ought to pay you for this visit, you've given us poor black exiles some status. You met with the president for 45 minutes and now a convoy of limousines come to see you to the airport.

That's a quote from Maya Angelou's book called All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes.

This is a picture of Maya and her friends in Ghana with Malcolm X



Another quote from Maya, where she's speaking on Malcolm X trip to Ghana.

Maya Angelou: The Nigerian high commissioner Alhadji Isa Wali invited Malcolm to lunch and a few of us tagged along. We sat in the Residency dining room, watching our leader work a subtle charm on the already enchanted diplomat. When Malcolm sat with me after a long day of interviews and meetings, he was big brother advisor, suggesting that it was time for me to come home. The country needs you, our people need you. Alice, Julian, Max Bond and Sylvia you should all come home. You have seen Africa, bring it home and teach our people about the homeland. He talked of his family. Betty is the sweetest woman in the world, and the girls did you see these pictures. Did I show you these pictures? Each time I would deny that I had seen the photographs, and each time he would point out and name his daughters. In the late evenings he was like a traveling salesman, or a soldier on duty, a family man, sadly away from those he loved most. On stages he spoke fiercely against oppression and for revolution. I am neither a fanatic or a dreamer. I am a black man that loves justice and loves his people.
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February 22nd, 2015, 7:57 pm #4

Here is a quote from Malcolm X about how he was received on his travels.

Malcolm: I've been a state guest of his excellency Prince Faisal, the ruler of Arabia. I have been staying in the best hotels in Jeddah, Mecca & Mina with a car and a guide at my disposal at all times, including several other servants. I have never been treated with such honor anywhere. They have truly treated me like a King.
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February 22nd, 2015, 8:00 pm #5

Malcolm X together with Japanese activist.

Story http://proudblackbuddhist.org/Malcolm_X ... d_Mal.html



This is Malcolm visiting Al Azhar University in Egypt, where he was granted a certificate to teach.

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February 22nd, 2015, 8:06 pm #6

While in Ghana Malcolm met with W.E.B Dubois wife Shirley Dubois, who was living in Ghana. She greatly admire Malcolm and wanted to met him and talk with him. This is a picture of the two of them together.

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February 22nd, 2015, 8:07 pm #7

Malcolm was so warmly received in Africa he said that he thought about moving his family there, he said that it would have been better for him personally. Malcolm was offered big positions in Africa, but he felt that he had to come back and help the blacks in America.
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February 22nd, 2015, 8:08 pm #8

The Ayatollah Khamenei commemorating Malcolm X at the Palestine Conference.


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February 22nd, 2015, 8:14 pm #9

Malcolm X was way ahead of his time, when he traveled he always carried a camera and a diary with him, because he understood the importance of documenting things.











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February 22nd, 2015, 8:15 pm #10

In March 1965 Malcolm X wife sister Betty Shabazz traveled to Saudi Arabia to make Hajj in Mecca. While in Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia found out she was there, and he asked to meet with her. Sister Better Shabazz was made a guest of state, and she was given a car and a driver and all of her expenses was taken care of that. Not only that Prince Faisal offered her citizenship there, and he invited sister Betty and her family to move to Saudi Arabia as a guest of state. They wouldn't have to worry about anything, everything would be taken care of for them.

That information comes from this book.


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