An influential African American
Birth and Death
Malcolm X was born in May 19, 1925 Omaha Nebraska and was assassinated in February 21, 1965.
When Malcolm was a child his father(Earl) was killed and it was devastating to him. Another difficulty was that his mother had to go to a mental institution after Earl was killed. While Malcolm was apart of the NOI he found to that his mentor was having relationships with 6 different women.
Malcolm X was known as an intelligent, courageous, and kind influential African American.
He started a major civil rights movement.
An Interesting fact
Malcolm X spent six and half years in jail.
What was he known for?
Malcolm X was known as a major leader of NOI. He also founded the Muslim Mosque, Inc. He left the NOI because his mentor was having relationships with six women and there were to many lies about the NOI to ignore. Malcolm eluded many failed assassination attempts, but was finally killed on February 21, 1965.