Malcolm X (b. 19 May 1925 Omaha, NE - 21 Feb 1965 NYC, NY), was a major figure of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.  He published his own autobiography in 1965. Co-authored by Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, is considered to be one of the most influential works of the 20th century.
Malcolm X, was named Malcolm Little at birth. His parents were:
US Census 1930," accessed 18 Dec 2017), Malcolm Little in household of Earl Little, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan; enumeration district (ED) ED 50, sheet 31B, line 64, family 774, NARA microfilm T626 (DC: NARA, 2002), roll 991; FHL microfilm 2,340,726.
US Census 1940," FamilySearch: accessed 25 June 2015), Malcolm Little in household of E Lois Swerlein, Mason, Mason City, Ingham, Michigan; enumeration district (ED) 33-79, sheet 5A, family 117, NARA T627 (DC: NARA, 2012), roll 1763.