scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,788
Was Malcolm X a leader or a bluff In the year of 1960s the civil right movement was at its peak At this time blacks were mistreated and discriminated against and because of that the Negroes were searching for a leader who can change the status of blacks What is a leader A leader is according to a dictionary a guiding or directing head as of an army movement or political group There is no doubt that Malcolm X formerly known as El Hajj Malik El Shabazz had many characteristics of a great leader written all over him when he joined the Nation of Islam As a result African Americans looked up to Malcolm X who called himself the angriest Negro in America for leadership In this paper I am going to argue that Malcolm was a great leader who gave his life for the struggle for equal rights in the richest and most powerful country of the world the USA In a country where everybody seeks to fulfill the American dream but where many people live in a nightmare For that he should be remembered along with Martin Luther King Jr To fully understand how great of a leader that he was we need to take a closed look at Malcolm Xs life Malcolm led three remarkable lives in less than four decades first as Malcolm Little a convicted burglar and con man as Malcolm X the Nation of Islams flamboyant orator finally as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz organizing an international approach to the problems besetting African Americans It all began when Malcolm Littles confidence and dream was shattered and crashed His teacher told him that he had to be realistic about being a nigger Malcolm X 118 I dont think Malcolm would became what he was if it was not for his teachers comment on his dream of becoming a lawyer one day Then we have Minister Malcolm X who devoted
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA