Umm.. I read this in his autobiography, why is it news now?
His experience at Mecca was a life-changing experience for Malcolm, one that he describes fairly eloquently in his autobiography. People who only see the public image of Malcolm probably are never aware of his pilgrimage and the impact that it had on his life. Read a bit, peeps!
Malcolm X Letters Show Impact of Hajj. The writings of Malcolm X, which are to be auctioned on March 20, reveal that he was humbled by his pilgrimage to Mecca in 1964. [The New York Times: National]