I Don 't Know Much About Malcolm X Essays

1012 Words Jun 7th, 2016 5 Pages
I don’t know much about Malcolm X, but I was given little of his past childhood, some of his criminal life, his change from prison, and his assassination. His past is a hard time before his death. His childhood last name was Malcolm Little before he changed his last name to Malcolm X. He is a Negro, but his skin is light because his mother has a light skin, but was rape by a white man that cause his skin. His father was a preacher and either anyone knows or not, but during Malcolm age of 6 or 7, his house was burn down and gunfire by the KKK, A.K.A the Ku Klux Klan, because the KKK don’t like colored people. His life turned worse because he and his family had been treated like they were trash since they move from city to city. His father, however, changed, or as MX stated brainwash, by KKK to treated only whites and since MX has a light skin, he was treated fairly. MX’s behavior became a little more of criminal, but not a fully yet. His father had got into an “accident” where he head has an injury, then thrown into the trolley track and died. His mother was a state of depressed of her husband death, leaving her mentally damage and sent into a mental institution building. He want to be a lawyer, but was denied by his history teacher saying that his kind will never be lawyer which lead to an action that cost him to be expelled from school. He now lives with the foster family known as the Swerlin and he gain respect from everybody. Malcolm didn’t grow in the black culture, but…

Related Documents