A Summary On The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

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The book that I read entitled The Autobiography of Malcolm X written by Alex Haley. The book was a collaborative effort between the author and Malcolm X himself. Malcolm X would spend hours with Haley narrating his life events from his childhood and even till the day before he died, Malcolm X spoke shortly with Haley. “But people are always speculating – why am I as I am? To understand that of any person, his whole life, from birth, must be reviewed. All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient.” To Malcolm X, book has the power to change a man’s whole life. Maybe that was why he agreed to Haley’s offer in writing his life into a book. Besides that, Malcolm X also intended to make his life’s account as proof of some social values so that his objective reader may see how in the society to which he was exposed as a black youth.
Everything is changing. The only permanent thing on Earth is changes itself. Reading the book, following the series of changes he had underwent inspired me. “My life in particular never has stayed fixed in one position for very long” he said. And I believe it is true for every other people on this world. The difference is that how our changes give impact on others. Malcolm X had been from a nice bright student into a doper, gambler, hustler, armed robber, and a prisoner but only later to became a minister at the Nation of Islam and nationwide known as a prominent speaker who speaks on
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