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Byline: Thaai Walker
May 20--Malcolm X's autobiography may be standard reading in schools around the country, and community centers may bear his name, but he is overshadowed by his towering contemporary Martin Luther King Jr. who has a holiday named after him in nearly every state.
Except in Berkeley. The city's 1,600 workers enjoy a paid day off to honor the legacy of the provocative black nationalist who once advocated for racial separatism but evolved into an internationalist who preached love among the races.
This year marks both the 80th anniversary of Malcolm X's birth and the 40th anniversary of his assassination. Commemorations are taking …