* When Malcolm X finds out about what happened to his street mentor West Indian Archie - whom Malcolm fled when he feared Archie would kill him - he goes to the older man's squalid apartment and finds Archie barely hanging on after a crippling stroke. With Archie stammering that he never really meant to kill Malcolm ("It was all about my rep."), Malcolm promises to help take care of his dying friend...
* Malcolm reuniting with his wife and daughters after visiting Egypt.
* The ending montage showing that Malcolm X and his legacy will live on.