The story of Malcolm X

  • Published 2 years ago
  • Not Rated

Malcolm Little, also known as Malcolm X, was born on 19th May, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was an activist fighting for the rights of African-Americans.

By the age of thirteen, Malcolm was an orphan. His mother was committed in a mental hospital and his father was killed when Malcolm was nine years old. In the following years, Malcolm was in and out of foster homes, and at the age of twenty he was arrested on the charges of breaking and entering along with larceny.

During the time in prison he converted to Islam and after his release, he became one of the leaders of a religious movement called Nation of Islam. After his excommunication from the movement, Malcolm travelled to Middle East and Africa. At that time he adopted Sunni Islam and changed his radical views.

He returned to the US and founded the Organization of Afro-American Unity and Muslim Mosque Inc. The two religious organizations were based on the Pan-Africanism, an ideology that supports the equality of Africans worldwide. At this point, Malcolm was in a serious dispute with the NOI.

The argument resulted in the assassination of Malcolm Little on February 21st in 1965. The assailants were identified as the members of the Nation of Islam.

Watch this amazing documentary on the life and death of one of the most influential human rights activist and discover the legacy of Malcolm X.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Political
usa vs. china
youtube icon
52:42

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump reminded everyone how China is beating USA in every category. He was raving on and on about how China is the most powerful econ...

  • 2,073
  • 8 months ago
  • 10(1)
Political
vladimir putin bbc
youtube icon
50:14
People +2

Vladimir Putin has been the de facto leader of Russia since 2000. That was when he won the first presidential term. He won another one in 2004, and ruled Russia as a president unti...

  • 1,615
  • 8 months ago
  • Not Rated
Political
environmental litmus test
youtube icon
16:53

World leaders met in Paris in December 2015 to discuss climate change and how it affects all of us. The leaders struck out a historic agreement. Prior to the meeting, Paul...

  • 1,002
  • 9 months ago
  • 7(1)
Political
aaron russo
youtube icon
01:35:46
9/11 +3

Aaron Russo is one of the more famous American film producers and directors. He was best known for his work on movies like Wise Guys and Trading Places. This historic int...

  • 2,492
  • 9 months ago
  • 7.8(5)
Avatar

3,591 Videos / 5,249,383 Views
Related Articles
The cost of the building process was 14,186,000 leva, which equals to $35 million in today’s rates. The monument was ...
  • 1,379
  • 8 months ago
This is one of the 5 things you didn’t know about Thor, one of the most popular characters in the history and beliefs ...
  • 1,737
  • 8 months ago
The First Lady needs to be respectable, presentable, smart, intelligent, and so on. So far, America has had some great F...
  • 1,346
  • 8 months ago
Conspiracy theories have been trying with years to prove that the Illuminati and the New World Order are deeply involved...
  • 3,570
  • 1 year ago