Malcolm X: A Hero

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“If someone puts their hands on you, make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.” This bold and aggressive statement could be considered to have a negative connotation. However, to some people this is viewed as wise and true advice. The independent and strong attitude the quote and the author of it (Malcolm X) convey can truly resonate with a person’s craving for independence and strength. This, along with his relatable traits, is why Malcolm X is considered a hero to many. During the civil rights movement there were multiple activist who were considered heroes of their generation. Unfortunately, Malcolm X was considered “controversial” even among other activist due to his more aggressive forms of protest and riots. Although

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