Why Did Malcolm X's Speeches Continue To Be Studied?

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Malcolm X is a famous civil rights activist and an Islamic Nation leader. He was a great controversial speaker and was very motivational to those who heard his speeches. He also was possessed by a vision for change which to Campbell (2002) is a characteristic for a great leader. Although, he past away in 1965, it is relevant to know and study about his speeches and actions because he verbally made a change through his speeches for equality for African Americans. Still up to this day we are facing inequality discrimination for different races. The fight to end race discrimination is not over, we need more to be done. Many people such as students have heard Malcolm X’s speeches such as “By Any Means Necessary.” There is more to Malcolm X than …show more content…
What were Malcolm’s most significant accomplishments?
Why do his speeches continue to be studied?
Why was his stance controversial?
2. Which of the leader’s personal characteristics seem to be most important for his success as a catalyst for change?
3. What did the author of this paper learn about himself as the research, reading, and writing for this assignment progressed?
4. What conclusions can be drawn from this research?
Findings about the Leader
Malcolm X was a successful leader that by his speeches brought much controversy. Malcolm X’s most significant accomplishments were through his voice, he spoke out for many and raised the self-esteem of black Americans and reconnected them with their African heritage, he also influenced the spread of Islam in the black community in the United States. Malcolm X was the second most sought after speaker in the United States. Malcolm X influenced many people with his speeches, he was the theactivist and outspoken public voice of the Black Muslim faith, in which he challenged the mainstream civil rights movement and the nonviolent pursuit of

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