Malcolm X Leadership Style

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Malcolm X, born as Malcolm Little was one of the most prestigious black leaders that progressed the movement of the nation of Islam. He was born on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska his father was a Baptist preacher and his mother was a homemaker. Malcolm X was very determined in creating a society where African Americans where treated equally, and through his Islamic teachings and dedication to expanding Islam lead the way to make this possible. When I think of Malcolm X I think of a positive leaders that begin the journey of African Americans to equal treatment. Even though Malcolm X had plenty of obstacles in his life, he overcame them with great faith in his Islamic teachings. In 1929 his home in Lansing, Michigan was burnt down, and in 1931 Malcolms father Earl was killed in a car accident. After this incident Malcolm mother couldn’t bear the strain of raising four children on her own so she was committed to a state mental hospital. Malcolm spent most of his teenage years in a juvenile home until his half-sister Ella Collins allowed him to move with her in Boston. Malcolm was involved in a life of crime until his arrest in the early 1946 when he was charged with…show more content…
Kennedy was like “the chickens coming home to roost” ( Daniels, Web ). The following year Malcolm disclaimed the Nation of Islam and formed a black nationalist group, the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU). Malcolm had some views that all whites are evil and this was one of the main reason that most whites viewed Malcolm X negatively even though he lead African Americans to the production of equal rights. Malcolm X numerous trips across the country but after viewing the Continenets of Africa and Europe he changed his view of white people that all were evil. On February 21, 1965 while in New York City, Malcolm X was assassinated by some men supposedly connected with
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