Malcolm X: A True Hero

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Malcolm X has the showing of a hero because of him fighting for freedom, education, and equality. What would it be like to live in a place where the color of your skin determined if you could get a cheeseburger at your favorite restaurant, or where you have to go to school, and even be able to drink out of a drinking fountain or have to use the dog fountain. Well life isn 't like that since Malcolm X fought for freedom, education, and equality. He lived in a very racist community which burned down their house and killed his father. He was in foster homes for the rest of his childhood, then went to prison for 10 years after he turned into a street “juggie” after that he became a minister and an activist and spent the rest of his life persisting in America to achieve freedom, education, and freedom. Malcolm X showed heroic efforts when he represented an organization named Organization of African-American Unity (OAAU) which was dedicated to helping African-Americans (MalcolmX.com). One of the…show more content…
He had been the leader of the 2nd biggest unity/equality rally over the entire American history. One of his famous quotes were “The common goal of 22 million Afro-Americans is respect as human beings, the God-given right to be a human being. Our common goal is to obtain the human rights that America has been denying us (MalcolmX.com). We can never get civil rights in America until our human rights are first restored. We will never be recognized as citizens there until we are first recognized as humans” (MalcolmX.com). We can see that African-Americans are being denied their rights as American citizens and human beings that Malcolm X shows his heroic efforts by telling this information to the public to make them understand the equality that is not given to these
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