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Biography of Malcolm X

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The history of the world has had its encounters with separation and segregation when it comes to race. Racism is poor treatment of or violence against people because of their race as defined by Webster dictionary. Racism is still affecting America in this day and time. Racism is not as bad today as it was in the 1950s and 1960s. Racism is has a different face today. For a long time the world has seen racism as a large problem and this has caused ethnic groups to be looked down on or forced to live with difficulties and suppression. African Americans, have been forced to deal with unequal opportunity and poverty, which leads to less honorable ways of getting by and also organizations in jobs, lifestyles and living conditions. Malcolm X is an example of an African American man who fell into this type of hate and acted against it. Malcolm X united people to promote the advancement of African Americans and change when it comes to his own race.

If there was any one man who demonstrated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans around the world in the 1960s, that man was Malcolm Little. The African American cultural movement around the world of the 1920s lost momentum in the 1930s because of the economic disaster worldwide. The Great Depression helped to divert attention from the cultural and economic matters surrounding African Americans around the globe. Before the stock market crash of 1929, unemployment and poverty amongst African Americans around the world was at an all-time high. It was under these difficult conditions that Malcolm Little experienced his childhood. Malcolm grew up in a large family, he was the fourth of eight children. His mother was a house wife, his father was a preache...

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