Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Malcolm X - A Short Biography

By Pete Jessup    

Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little) on May 19th, 1925 in Omaha Nebraska. He was to become a controversial African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist. To many, he was a courageous advocate for the human rights of African Americans, a man who portrayed white America in the harshest light for its crimes against black Americans. Whilst to his detractors he was preaching racism, black supremacy, and violence. For many he will enter the annals of American history as one of the greatest and most influential African Americans.

Source :  http://www.historytimes.com/fresh-perspectives-in-history/black-history/famous-african-americans

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