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Malcolm X once wrote My life has always been one of changes Haley 404 In his autobiography The Autobiography of Malcolm X it is very evident that through his life he went through a series of drastic changes that went from one extreme to another He went from being at the bottom of the American white mans society to become one of the most influential advocates of Black pride 150 Throughout the novel the most evident changes are when Malcolm X moves to Boston goes to prison and going on HajjAfter living in Michigan Malcolm X moves in with his half-sister Ella in Boston Malcolm X described the move as pivotal or profound in its repercussions 38 When he gets to Boston he sets out to explore the city and to get the feel of Boston 40 When he looks around the area he is living in he finds it full of nothing but Hill Negroes 40 He notices that all these black people are simply breaking their backs trying to imitate white people 40 He immediately rejects their way of thinking and finds himself in the middle of the towns ghetto section 42 Soon through his friendship with Shorty Malcolm X is exposed to a new kind of living He spends his first month in Roxbury with his mouth hanging open 48 He saw small black children shooting craps playing cards fighting throwing around swear words and slang expressions 43 Eventually all this exposure to black people being their natural selves took a great toll on him 43 After hanging out with Shorty and his friends inevitably he took his first reefers first cigarettes and the first liquor he drank He ultimately went from being country to a cool cat When he was exposed to all these jungle streets he became a hustler and soon began to live like an
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