Book Report: The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

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For my book report I chose to read the Autobiography of Malcolm X, the reason I chose this book was because it gave me the opportunity to learn more about a piece of the American history that has changed the world and many communities until this day. The way that Malcolm X has changed the world many was than one and getting the chance to learn about how he got the chance to do so is definitely a privilege to learn about it. The definition of racism According to Webster's dictionary :” Racism is the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races”. Throughout the reading of the Malcolm X Autobiography he went …show more content…

Malcolm little or also known as Malcolm X was born in May 19, 1925. The way Malcolm X grew up wasn’t the typical ideal of a child hood. Malcolm grew up in a predominantly white small town that is located in Omaha, Nebraska with a big family. Malcolm grew up with his father being a Baptist Preacher and his mother was a house wife. Malcolm was the seventh child out of 8 siblings coming up but that happy family didn’t last too long. They left Omaha after Malcolm turned one because the areas Klu klux Klan members in the area set the families house down as a way to tell them to leave out of the area. After the KKK burned the house down the Little family moved to Lansing, Michigan in hopes to avoid the Klan members. Malcom's father wasn’t in the picture long due to him being ran over and murdered by KKK members in Langston. The family thought that they got away from racism and the KKK. After Malcolm’s father’s death the household change almost instantly. His mother began to slip into a depression over her husbands death, she wasn’t taking care of herself or the family. The kids came together in order to keep the family together and going. The sons began to find jobs that they

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