Malcolm X Essay
There they were harassed by whites who resented the black nationalist views of the father, Earl Little, an organizer for Marcus Garvey's "back-to-Africa" movement. When Malcolm was 6 his father was murdered. His mother later suffered a nervous …show more content…
His success as a recruiter was a result of his skill as a speaker, as he worked to instill racial pride in his black listeners and recounted the sufferings of blacks under white domination. In 1954 he returned to New York to become minister of the important Harlem temple, and in 1957 he founded the Muslim newspaper Muhammad Speaks.By the early 1960s the Nation of Islam had become nationally known. Malcolm X was their most effective national minister and their most recognized spokesman. He was increasingly ignored, however, by Black Muslims who accused him of seeking personal glory. In 1963 Malcolm X was officially silenced for his remark that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was a case of "the chickens coming home to roost." Elijah Muhammad suspended him from the movement.
In 1964 Malcolm X broke