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The Autobiography of Malcolm X PDF Summary

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X PDFAs Told to Alex Haley

Who was Malcolm X? How did he turn from being on the wrong path to becoming of one of the most influential activists for African-American rights in history?

Who Should Read “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” and Why?

“The Autobiography of Malcolm X” is a story that follows a man’s hard journey from being a school dropout, a criminal, a drug addict, and finally a person who finds his enlightened path.

Malcolm X started from the bottom and evolved to become one of the most significant individuals in history.

We recommend this book to readers interested in history, in human rights and overall in stories about redemption.

About Alex Haley

Alex HaleyAlex Haley is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a respected journalist. He has also won the National Book Award and was a senior editor of Reader’s Digest.

He wrote, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” based on extensive interviews he conducted.

“The Autobiography of Malcolm X PDF Summary”

Malcolm X was one of the most significant African-American activists in history.

He has his own day celebrated on the 19th  May (his date of birth) in many cities in America.

Even if you have not heard of him, you have seen many movies about him – he is usually played by Denzel Washington or Morgan Freeman.

Malcolm X did not have an easy life. He was a kid in a family of a Baptist preacher and was one of the eight children. 

His mother was a kid born out of rape, and her skin was light, so she would sometimes get mistaken for being light.

Malcolm inherited his mother’s genes and was born with a light complexion and reddish hair.

He was harassed by his mother, and believed it was because of his appearance was different from that of his brothers.

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