Malcolm X Human Rights Activist

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Malcolm X was a human rights activist. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19,1925. He then was assassinated on February 21,1965 in Washington Heights, New York City, New York. Malcolm X was an African American who fought for the rights for blacks. Some people see him as one of the greatest and most influential African Americans that have ever lived. Malcolm X urged millions of followers to protect themselves from the whites' violent behavior towards blacks. He changed his last name to X to reject his slave name. Before that, his last name was Little. Malcolm was later an influential

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