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Book Review - The Autobiography of Malcolm X

“For the white man to ask the black man why he hates him is like the rapist asking the raped why she hates him. The white man is in no moral position to accuse the black man of being defensive”. – Malcolm X

At a time when America was plagued with a class division between the Americans and African people and racial crimes had taken an ugly turn, a fighter took birth. Born on May 1925 in Omaha hospital and the seventh child of Earl Little, a Baptist minister; Malcolm X had the same fierce drive to fight for equal rights of the African people in a racially plagued America.

Malcolm Little, known as the smartest hustler in the streets of Harlem had known hunger, loneliness and poverty from a very young age. He worked as a shoe shine boy in the after-hours clubs of Harlem where violence was the only language spoken. Working both as a hustler who dealt in dope to an associate of a pimp woman, Malcolm Little was a known face in the streets of Harlem. He had a fine run until his time on the streets was cut short by a jail term for a serious offence. But, this is where his story really began.

Malcolm Little came to know God through an unusual way shown to him by the leader of the Black Muslim movement. The name of this torchbearer was Mr. Elijah Muhammad to whom Malcolm Little dedicated his life. Malcolm Little later known as Malcolm X joined the Nation of Islam, a defector Muslim organization headed by Mr. Elijah Muhammad. He became one of the driving forces fighting for equal civil rights for the so called “Negroes” in United States of America. However at a later stage, huge differences arose between Malcolm and Mr. Muhammad which led to his name being put on the “death list”.

What happened that he betrayed the group to which he had dedicated his life? Did he accomplish his dream of making the African Population stand in unity against the hatred of the “white” man?

The book gives great insight into Malcolm X’s life, right from his birth to his last breath. Malcolm X only goal in life was to make the African population in America feel the pride over their color and history. The powerful public speaking skills made him the headline of the American press. Read this great book if you want to know why at one time the Americans were more afraid of Malcolm X than other African leaders including Martin Luther King.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X been written by Alex Haley, whom Malcolm X choose to be messenger to deliver the truth about the tough exterior of this great man.

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