History's HEROES? Dated 1925 - 1965

Malcolm X

Created by

Mo

Location

Omaha, Nebraska
Malcolm X was born here.

Achievements

  • Author
  • Father
  • Activist

Characteristics

  • Brave / Courageous
  • A good and strong leader
  • Good or moral (strong beliefs or principles)
  • Has integrity (stands up for what they believe and act accordingly)
  • Single minded / Focused (has a purpose)
  • Inspiring / Charismatic
  • Honest

External link

wikipedia

Muslim Black Activist

Malcolm X was a black Muslim activist who first believed that blacks were superior than any color. This changed when Malcolm went to hajj, and as quoted " all of color , from blue-eyed blonds to black-skinned Africans"

Malcolm was born in a rough neighborhood, he lived in several foster homes and a mental hospital. He went to jail when his was 20 years old for larceny and breaking and entering. While in prison became a member of the nation of Islam. He preached about black black supremacy. Went to hajj and learned about all colored Muslims. Soon left the nation of Islam and began preaching about equality for all colored people and become one of the most important black activist in the 20th century.

Life in Malcolm X's world

White people didn't like or want black people. They treated them unfairly for more than a century.

Was Malcolm X a Hero?

  • Inspiring

Things you might not know about Malcolm X

He is a father and a husband. A family man
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