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 Ella Mae <I>Little</I> Collins

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Ella Mae Little Collins

  • Birth 11 Feb 1914 USA
  • Death 3 Aug 1996 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot unmarked
  • Memorial ID 8834123

Half-sister of Malcolm X. She raised him during his teenage years. From then on he confided much in her. She financed his trip to Mecca; his letters to her include one from there. After Malcolm's death she succeeded him as leader of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU).

The Social Security Death Index refers to her as Minnie M Collins.


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  • Created by: Collins Crapo
  • Added: 27 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8834123
  • Collins Crapo
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella Mae Little Collins (11 Feb 1914–3 Aug 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8834123, citing Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Collins Crapo (contributor 669) .