Malcolm X Facts

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Malcolm X

Introduction - Malcolm X

Malcolm X was one of the most famous leaders of the Black Civil Rights Movement. He is considered by many to have been a great leader who fought for the rights of black men and women; however others regard him as a racist and accuse him of promoting violence. His controversial stand that racism must be stopped by any means necessary was not in line with Martin Luther King Junior's belief in non-violent resistance. On this page is a list of interesting facts about this famous black leader, a summary of his life, including what influence he had on black history, why he was such a controversial figure, and how and why he was assassinated. This information is written for both adults and kids, who may be looking for information for Black History Month reports.

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Malcolm X Early Life

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Malcolm X Assassination