The Cause Of Malcolm X's Movement For Equality

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It's a radical extremist REVOLUTION for equality Malcolm X once said “If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.” This is just one of many quotes that show how much X believed in his cause. Malcolm was definitely a forerunner and distinguished person when it came to people fighting equality. He fought not only for african americans and muslims, but for humans of all races to be equal. Malcolm x was a very influential, radical extremist for the cause of equality, because of his early year, what he did in his time in the limelight, and his legacy he lefts for those to follow through all of time. Malcolm X had a very difficult and hard upbringing and all those things most likely lead to his activist lifestyle. Regardless of the Little’s efforts to elude the Legion, in 1929, their Lansing, Michigan home was burned to the ground (MalcolmX.com). Two years later, Earl’s body was found lying across the town’s trolley tracks. Police ruled both incidents as accidents, but the Littles were certain that members of the Black Legion were responsible (MalcolmX.com). At a young age Malcolm was attacked and abused by white supremacist for his skin color and who he was. In 1946, he was arrested and convicted on burglary charges, and Malcolm was sentenced to 10 years in prison, although he was granted parole after serving seven years (MalcolmX.com). By the time he was paroled in 1952,…show more content…
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