Before he was Malcolm X, Malcolm Little was just another Lansing kid

Feb 22, 2018
Originally published on February 23, 2018 10:07 am



A lot of Michigan residents might know that Malcolm X grew up in this state, but beyond that, the facts might get a little fuzzy. 



Michigan History Center’s Rachel Clark joined Stateside to bring some clarity to that history.

She shared how Malcolm X's family ended up in Lansing, and what his childhood in Michigan was like. 


Listen above.


This segment is produced in partnership with the Michigan History Center.  

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