Generally, someone who says one thing but actually does other things usually in their own interest. Malcolm used this word in term of the inequality experienced by African Americans. In August of 1963 he stated "Unemployment and poverty have forced many of our people into this life of crime; but...the real criminal is City Hall downtown. The real criminal is in the State House in Albany. The real criminal is in the White House in Washington, D.C. The real criminal is the white man who poses as a liberal-- the political hypocrite. " (Cone, p. 89)Members of the NOI later accused Malcolm of being a hypocrite when he broke with them and created his organizations the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and the Muslim Mosque Inc. (MMI).
James H. Cone, Martin & Malcolm & America: A Dream or a Nightmare.