The Legacy Of Malcolm X

African-American Studies / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
This paper provides a detailed biography of civil rights leader Malcolm X.

This paper describes in depth the life and ideas of civil rights leader Malcolm X. It explains how he was criticized for his “hate” campaigns against the white race, and shared this theology with the black people, pushing his hatred for whites, in order to provide the blacks a reason and a means to love themselves. The paper argues that Malcolm X would never agree with government programs to aid his black community, instead, he thought blacks should help themselves.
“Malcolm Little was born to Reverend Earl and Louise Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. The Littles worked for unity of black people and believed in self-determination. They raised their children in an environment of ethnic awareness and dignity. Because of their father’s preaching of the black cause, they were also raised in an environment of violence that included being harassed, threatened, burned out of their home, and shot at. The ultimate blow came when Malcolm was six, when his father was killed by white racists (Malcolm X – An Islamic Perspective).”


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