Malcolm X's Contribution To The Civil Rights Movement

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The person who said, “ You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has freedom.” That was Malcolm-X, a man who was an icon to the world. Malcolm-X was a very influential role in Civil Rights movement. His ideas and speeches led to independence for african americans in the late sixties and early seventies. Malcolm was a true advocate, fighting for the rights of blacks and helped many people see what the true meaning of equality. A great deal happen before his assassination like his early life and how he became a big figure for african americans. To start, Malcolm-X’s early life was just the beginning of his struggles. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska May 19,1922. Growing up in a very poor environment he moved around a lot ( For examples, Malcolm and his family got threats from…show more content…
For one thing, Malcolm delivered one of his last speeches in the audubon ballroom in Harlem. One of his quotes, “ The true brotherhood I had seen had influenced me to understanding the value of truly free poplance” ( Another key point is, on February 21, 1965 Malcolm-X was assassinated. He was killed to twenty-one. Shots to his body by three members of the Nation of Islam ( Mini bio: Malcolm-X). The members were convicted with murder. Malcolm fought to obtain independence for african americans. He achieved that goal by african americans getting independence in the late 60’s and early 70’s. In summary, Malcolm-X got assassinated but all of his achievements and goals made a huge impact on the world. In the end, Malcolm-x had a rough early life but that didn 't stop him from achieving his goals and him becoming a big figure for african americans. Malcolm-X was important for being a true activist for african americans and fought for their independence. Malcolm blew the world away with his activism and the legacy he left behind changed the way people
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