Julius Caesar And Malcolm X Comparison Essay

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Today I am going to explain the similarities between:
Julius Caesar and Malcolm X.

First, you need to know more about them!:
Malcolm X 1925–1965 was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his adorers he was a brave advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who prosecuted white Americans in the harshest terms for their crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. He has been called one of the most significant and most influential African Americans in history.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X)

Gaius Julius Caesar (Latin: CAIVS IVLIVS CAESAR, pronounced [ˈɡaː.i.ʊs ˈjuː.li.ʊs ˈkae̯.sar],[a] 13 July 100 BC[1] – 15 March 44 BC), usually called Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar a Roman politician and general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. He is also known as a notable author of Latin prose.

Malcolm X is just the modern day counterpart of Julius Caesar. Though both the texts are vastly different regarding the time in which they happen, the similarity between them both is that they 're stories of assassinations. The assassinations of both these people had a profound impact on the areas that they lived. Murdering is a
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Get your hand outta my pocket!" As Malcolm X and the bodyguards tried to calm the crowd, a man ran forward and shot Malcolm X once in the chest with a shotgun; two other men charged the stage firing semi-automatic handguns. They pronounced Malcolm X dead at 3:30 p.m., shortly after arriving at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. The autopsy discovered 21 gunshot wounds to the chest, left shoulder, arms, and legs, including ten buckshot wounds from the initial shotgun
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