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FBI & Malcolm

Note:
The following excerpt has been taken from #Blaklife Magazine, Issue #1. This
text was taken from Jay Jenkins essay 'Revolution' (pt.2). Please write to
jayj@iac.net (Jay Jenkins) for further information.


* Malcolm X * (1925-1965)



MUSLIM CULT OF ISLAM



[Bureau Deletion] the Muslim Cult of Islam, which is also known as the Allah

Temple of Islam, is a religious cult whose members regard Allah as their

supreme being and claim to be the direct descendants of the original race on

earth. The members fanatically follow the teachings of Allah as interpreted

by Elijah Muhammad, the "true prophet of Allah" entitled titular head of the

Muslim Cult of Islam in the United States, and believe that any civil law

[that] conflicts with the Muslim law should be disobeyed. The members

disavow their alliegence to the United States and pledge their allegiance

only to Allah and do not consider it their duty to register for Selective

Service or to serve in the United States Armed Forces as they cannot serve

two masters. According to the teachings of Elijah Muhammad and the cult's

ministers, the members of a minority race in the United States are not

citizens of this country but merely slaves of this country and will continue

to be slaves until they free themselves by destroying non-Muslims and

Christianity in the "War of Armaggeddon."

[Bureau Deletion] Muslims known to him either shave their hair or wear

goatees.

According to records [Bureau Deletion] the Subject wears chin whiskers.

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DESCRIPTION

 The following description of the Subject was obtained from the records

 [Bureau Deletion]



 NAME:              Malcom K. Little, was Malachi [sic] Shabazz;

                    "Rhythm Red"; "Detroit Red"; Jack Carlton;

 DOB:               May 19,1925 Omaha, Nebraska

 RACE:              Negro-mulatto

 SEX:               Male

 Residence:         4336 Williams Street, Inkster, Michigan

 Height:            6' 3 1/2"

 Weight:            180lbs

 Build:             Slender

 Hair:              Black

 Eyes:              Brown

 Complexion:        Light

 Scars & Marks:     1" scar from right eye to nose; 1/2 scar below left

                    elbow.

 Peculiarities:     Confirmed user of marijuana; wears chin whiskers

                    and mustache

 Employment:        Cut Rate Department Store

                    8940 Oakland Avenue

                    Inkster, Michigan

                    (Presently unemployed)

 Maritial Staus:    Single

 Nationaity:        American

 FBI No.            4282299

 Social Security#:  376-16-3427



 Report Made by:      SA [Bureau Deletion]

 Title:               Malcom K Little, was Brother Malcom X

 Character of case:   Security matter-MCI

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 SYNOPSIS OF FACTS:

 [Bureau Deletion] subject attended meetings of the MCI, Temple No. 7 NYC,

 during January, 1954. [Bureau Deletion] subject was a tour leader for

 the NYC Temple No.7 at the Chicago Convention of the Cult in February,

 1954. [Bureau Deletion] subject was in attendance at Temple No.7 and was

 enthusiastically going over the teachings of the cult. [Bureau Deletion]

 the subject has openly spoken against the "white devils" and has

 encouraged greater hatred on the part of cult toward the white race.

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 MISCELLANEOUS:



                Allegeed Threat against Subjects Life



 The March 21, 1964 edition of the New York Amsterdam News contained an

 article on page 50 [that] reflected that subject claimed that officials

 at NOI Mosque No.7 had tried to persuade NOI members that he was insane

 after his suspension in December, 1963. After these NOI officials believed

 they had turned enough NOI members against him, subject alleged that they

 sent a brother out to kill him in cold blood during Feb.,1964, but because

 truth was stronger than falsehood the brother did not believe the charge

 and instead of killing him told him of the plot and of the actions of NOI

 officials. Subject claimed that when he demanded an opportunity to refute

 these charges before NOI Mosque No.7 his request was refused.

 [Bureau Deletion] had no information to indicate that an attempt was ever

 made or contemplated against the life of subject by members of the NOI,

 and that subject had never made such a complaint [Bureau Deletion].

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            Efforts by NOI to evict Subject from Residence

 

 [Bureau Deletion] advised that after Elijah Muhammad learned subject had

 broken with NOI on March 8, 1964, he instructed [Bureau Deletion] to tell

 subject that he must give up his residence, which is owned by NOI.

 [Bureau Deletion] advised that [Bureau Deletion] sent the following letter

 under date of March 10, 1964 to subject:



 Dear Brother Malcom,

   You have several items such as letters, Mosque Film, Negro documents,

  etc. relative to the Muslims and their affairs...[T]he laborers and

  believers herby request your cooperation in turning these items over to

  Muhammad's Mosque No.7 immediatly. Also you are residing in a building

  which was purposed by Muhammad's Mosque No.7 for the use by a laborer

  as designated by the leader and teacher, the honorable Elijah Muhammad,

  who may serve in ministerial capacity or whatever position he places them.

  As you no longer hold this position we the laborers and believers request

  that you vacate the premises located at 23-11 97th Street, East Elmhurst

  69, New York, upon receiving this letter. Upon a call to Captain Joseph

  arrangements can be made to have personal items belonging to the Nation

  of Islam picked up. This letter will also serve notice your car insurance

  is in Muhammed's Mosque No.7 We are requesting that you discontinue using

  the name of Muhammad's Mosque or the Nation of Islam for your personal

  effects...If you continue to use the Nation's name on your car then the

  Mosque will have to take possession of the car, which we do not want to

  do because this car is your personal property...This letter also serves

  notice that Muhammed's Mosque No.7 will discontinue handling expenses

  on utilities at said 23-11 97th Street.

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  FBI

  Reporting office:                 New York

  Office of Origin:                 New York

  Date:                             1/20/65

  Investigative Period:             12/1/64 - 1/15/65

  Report made by:                   [Bureau Deletion]

  Title of Case:                    CHANGED

                                    MALCOM K. LITTLE aka

                                    M. Khalil

  Character of Case:                IS-MMI



  The title of this case is marked "Changed" to add the alias of M.Khalil

  used by subject when he registered at the Hilton Hotel, NYC, on 1/2/65.

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                     Foreign Travel of Malcom X



To Africa, April 13,1964 through May 21,1964



On May 21, 1964, Supervisor John Adams, Immigration and Naturalization

Service (INS), JFK airport New York, advised that Malcom X Little, Passport

Number C294275m, using the name Malik Elshabazz arrived in the United States

at 4:25 pm., aboard Pan American Flight 115 from Paris, France.



On July 13, 1964, [BUREAU DELETION] furnished an itineray [for] Malcom

X during his trip to Africa which indicated the following schedule:



April 13, 1964               He departed the U.S for Cairo, Egypt

April 14 to                  in Cairo, United Arab Republic, Beirut,Lebanon

May 5, 1964                  and Saudi Arabia, where he completed pilgrimage

                             to Mecca.

May 6, 1964                  In Lagos, Nigeria

May 8, 1964                  Ibadan, Nigeria

May 10, 1964                 In Accra, Ghana

May 18, 1964                 Morocco.

May 19, 1964                 In Algiers

May 21, 1964                 Returned to the United States.


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