Chapter 17: Mecca

New People:
Wallace Muhammad: Elijah Muhammad’s son and Malcolm’s friend

Dr. Mahmoud Youssef Shawarbi: a Muslim lecturer, writer, professor, United Nations advisor, and close advisor to Prince Faisal, who helps Malcolm make his pilgrimage to Mecca

Prince Faisal: the ruler of Saudi Arabia

Abd ir-Rahman Azzam: author of The Eternal Message of Muhammad, who lives in Jedda

Muhammad Shawarbi: son of Dr. Shawarbi; a student at Cairo University

Dr. Omar Azzam: son of Mr. Azzam, and a Swiss-trained engineer who lives in Jedda

Muhammad, the Mutawaf: a young man who serves as a guide to Malcolm on his pilgrimage to Mecca

Hussein Amiri,...

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