Malcolm X Achieved His Goals In The Civil Rights Movement

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Register to read the introduction… The Black Muslim movement was started by Elijah Muhammad and aimed to promote Black equality and Nationalism. The movement looked to empower African Americans and help them to achieve political, economical, and social success. Whilst in jail, Malcolm devoted his life to the Nation of Islam and changed from his slave name of Malcolm Little to Malcolm ‘X.' He continued to his study of the Islamic religion until he was paroled in 1952. He followed with the movement and moved in with Elijah Muhammad, where he studied for his ministry. On June of 1953, Malcolm became assistant minister of the Detroit Mosque and was the first step to the success that was to be …show more content…
They said that his morals were no different from that of a racist and that he was fighting for blacks to overrule whites. This statement was backed by the morals of Black Muslims, his ideas of racial separateness, and Black Power. Malcolm was continually on the offence and going racial slurs only made the matter worse. It was only through visiting Mecca in 1964 that Malcolm discovered the true Muslim religion and saw the fundamentals of the Black Muslims as false. He now saw the Black Muslim movement as nothing more than a cult and formed his own political party. He apologised for his previous comments and said he would separate his religious and Civil Rights …show more content…
He said it was a time for African Americans to venture into industry and strife to create employment within their communities. He also continued to urge African Americans not to vote in the up coming elections, as their vote would not bring about any beneficiary for Blacks. He saw any vote made by a black person as an ignorant vote. He continued with his ideas of Black Nationalism and how the fight for freedom would never end. He stated that the only way that Black could benefit themselves was through helping themselves. They need to start taking control of the communities they lived in and try to indict some justice. He also made great emphasis that religion should be left aside and that there should be a unity amongst African Americans so that could achieve a common

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