Compare And Contrast Malcolm X Booker T Washington

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Malcolm X and Booker T. Washington were great men who helped change the history for black men and women. Even though they were similar in this way they still lead very different lives. Malcolm and Booker have many differences when it came to their home life, and philosophies. Their home life was very different for them. Before Malcolm was even born, he was affected by racism. The KKK terrorized Malcolm's family before he was born and many years after. Besides the KKK terror, Malcolm excelled at school; he was also well-liked by all of his classmates. Booker, on the other hand, was born into slavery, and he had little promise to his life. Booker wanted to learn like all of the other kids, but it was illegal to teach slaves to write or read.

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