Malcolm X's 'Ballot And The Bullet'

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What is are purpose of being here on this Earth? That question has been asked by so many, but there hasn’t been a clear answer as to why are we are here. According to the bible it states, “So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” Religion throughout history has been the root cause of most major issues and has an impact on everyone’s lives. The different interpretation of religion has been the primary cause of equal right issues and has even continued in today’s society. The fight for true equality has always been a struggle, but we must understand that this can only be achieved through unity and acceptance of one another, that must start by the government actively taking a stand on a corrupt system…show more content…
In this essay, it will discuss the argument about how the American dream wasn’t meant for African Americans or other religions to ever be prosperous. Which in the Speech, “Ballot of the Bullet” civil right activist Malcom X expressed the struggles African America’s experienced in America, which was caused by rooted religious lies that have been plaguing the American cultural foundation of which it stands upon.

On April 12, 1964 King Solomon Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan hum rights activist Malcolm X delivered his speech “Ballot or the Bullet that addressed the African American community of the struggles that were opposed on them and their future if things continued on the same route. The ideology of Mr. X was unique in that he felt that the only true way for African Americans to receive equality wasn’t going
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