Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s sister] Interview


Sarah Ann Shaw interviews Ella Collins, sister of Malcolm X. Collins discusses the childhood of Malcolm X and how she had raised him from an early age until his incarceration and subsequent conversion to Islam. Topics covered include Malcolm X’s attitudes toward violence; women; and at the onset how the family had great expectations of Malcolm, from the time of his birth, given he was born the “seventh son” and the significance that carried in the family’s ancestral Watusi culture.

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