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Submitted by George Grochowski (United States), Feb 21, 2015 at 16:00

Daniel, I used to listen to Malcolm X when he broadcast from his Harlem Mosque. He was a great speaker. Violent and full of fire. Declaring that all whites should go back or be "sent" to Europe where there ilk originated. However there was a big change when he returned from the Haj. He did moderate his remarks and broke with Elijah Muhammed. The rest you know.

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He certainly changed views when he became a normative Muslim. But I see few indications that those views became moderate.

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