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(1964) "More violence on the racial scene in 1964 than Americans have ever witnessed" was predicted in New York by Malcolm X, a militant nationalist who broke with the Black Muslim movement headed by Elijah Muhammad to form his own organization, Muslim Mosque, Inc. Though personally continuing to espouse the teachings of Muhammad, he said, the new group would be politically oriented and would seek support among the nation's non-Muslim black community and any others willing to follow the black nationalist banner. "White people will be shocked when they discover that the passive little Negro they had known turns out to be a roaring lion." Religion News Service file photo