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The lives of Malcolm X and Oprah Winfery have some similaritiess but mostlydifferences The biggest similarities is that they are both very accomplishedblack Americans Malcolm X was a hustler robber and a very messed up childAfter going to jail he decided to turn his life around In a few ways Oprahwas the same way She had struggled with her weight all of her life Finallyshe decided to do something about itWhen Malcolm was a child his family didnt have very much money They livedin a run-down house with many brothers and sisters To make matters worsethey were a black family When he was about fifteen years old his father wasrun over by a cart He was nearly cut in half The police said it was anaccident but Malcolm and his family knew it wasnt After his father diedthings went down hill His mother was so upset by his death that she couldnttake care of her family Malcolm started to hang out with the wrong people Hebecame a hustler he would rob people for money and valuable things theyowned He also started to get into hard drugs during his teenage years All ofthis led to him dropping out of school and his mom was put into a mentalhospital When he was seventeen years old he was arrested and put into jailThis was the start of his new start He started reading the dictionary Hisspeed increased incredibly By reading the dictionary his vocabulary becamemuch better so he started reading books After serving 8-10 years in jail hegot out and started to speak against racism He was a very strong speakerwhich many people including some whites listened to He would always betalking about how the whites didnt treat them right and to fight againstthem On February 21 1965 Malcolm was speaking at a OAAU rally in Harlem andhe was shot and killedOprah Winfery a talk show producer and host actress and a very charitableperson She began her career
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