The dead keep getting outed:
Malcolm X himself contributed to many of the fictions, Mr. Marable argues, by exaggerating, glossing over or omitting important incidents in his life. These episodes include a criminal career far more modest than he claimed, an early homosexual relationship with a white businessman, his mother’s confinement in a mental hospital for nearly 25 years and secret meetings with leaders of groups as divergent as the Ku Klux Klan and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Of course, the evidence of Malcolm X's heterosexuality is in the children he bore. But how many straight black men do you know who have had a sexual and emotional relationship with a white businessman?
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