Ella Collins Net Worth

Ella Collins Net Worth is
$1.7 Million

Ella Collins Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Ella Little-Collins (1914 - 1996) was an American civil rights activist. She was born in Butler, Georgia, to Earl Little and Daisy Mason-Little; her grandparents were John (Big Pa) Lee Little and Ella Gray-Little, and her siblings were Mary, Earl Lee Jr, Wilfred, Philbert, Hilda, Reginald, Malcolm, Wesley, and Evonne. She worked as congressman Adam Clayton Powell's secretary, the manager of her mother's grocery store, and an investor in house property, which she let out as rooming houses. She converted to the Nation of Islam in the mid-1950s (though she left it in 1959 to join Sunni Islam), and helped to establish the Nation's mosque in Boston and a day-care center attached to it. She supported black and ethnic studies programs in universities across the United States, and founded the Sarah A. Little School of Preparatory Arts in Boston.She led the Organization of Afro-American Unity after Malcolm X died; she was his half-sister and had been his guardian from when he was 14 to when he was 21. She also paid his funeral and business expenses, and took over his project of giving 35 scholarships from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt and from the University of Ghana to students wishing to study overseas.Malcolm X had called her, "the first really proud black woman I had ever seen," and it was she who paid for him to attend the Hajj. Her home, the Malcolm X – Ella Little-Collins House, is the last-known surviving childhood home of Malcolm X.In 1988 both her legs were amputated due to gangrene. She died in 1996.The Ella Collins Institute at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center is named after her; its goal is "to establish a vibrant community by joining a classical understanding of Islam with modern scholarship and a healthy understanding of the current cultural context.

Date Of Birth1914
Died1996, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
ChildrenRod Collins
ParentsEarl Little, Louise Little
SiblingsMalcolm X, Philbert X, Wilfred X, Reginald Little


American Experience1994TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode


American Experience1994TV Series documentaryHerself - Half Sister
The Real Malcolm X1992TV Movie documentaryHerself - Half-Sister

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Malcolm X1972DocumentaryHerself - Remarks After Death of Malcolm X

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