Civil rights leader El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, also known as Malcolm X, called many Michigan communities home — Lansing, Mason and Flint.
The home he lived in just outside of Detroit in Inkster recently received historical recognition.
The house at 4336 Williams St. where he lived from 1952 to 1953 is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz was a significant leader during the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
He was the spokesman for the Nation of Islam before embracing mainstream Islam and adopting the name El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz
He was assassinated on Feb. 21, 1965 at the Audubon Ballroom in New York.