The Importance Of Education In Malcolm X's Prison Studies

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Malcolm X was admired by many, for his courage and intelligence. In his essay “prison Studies” Malcolm X writes about his journey in prison, he tells us how he met his friend Bimbi who inspired him to become better and so he started his own “prison” education. Malcolm X’s idea of freedom is knowledge. In his “Prison Studies “he said :” I never had been so truly free” ( “prison Studies” Malcolm X) . Back in his prison days, he used a small light that pierced through his cell just to be able to continue reading the dictionary. By other means prison opened his eyes to a new light, it allowed him to improve his education to a certain level where people started questioning his education. Martin Luther king was “one of
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