The Autobiography of Malcolm X Quotes by Malcolm X
Unpublished chapter of Malcolm X's autobiography acquired by New York library
Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author:. Not everyone who deserves an autobiography gets one. Often, the people we most crave an autobiography from wait until the last minute to publish one, for example Sam Walton or Steve Jobs , who published theirs shortly before their deaths. Are you ready to learn from one of the most interesting figures in human history? All aboard the autobiography train! If you want to save this summary for later, download the free PDF and read it whenever you want.
Malcolm was larger than life, especially for us inner-city girls who were as well versed on Surahs as Psalms; his words our Sunday sermon, his persona splashed across neverscared posters and baseball caps, his voice ringing from rap records and once a Spike Lee flick.
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I liked that Malcolm X is very honest. He says straightforwardly who he was, and he says what he really thinks. He grows a lot over the course of the book. Unfortunately, he starts at a very low level Highly detailed and a bit of a slog, but very interesting to read of Malcolm's journey and untimely death. I really felt like I could begin to understand the anger that fueled him.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Malcolm X Manuscripts were on display by Guernsey's action house. The Schomburg Center also acquired a series of literal and literary "fragments," or short notes and drafts by Malcolm X written or typed on small pieces of paper. The unpublished portions of the civil rights activist's biography had been thought too controversial to be published when the book came out in But the notion of unpublished chapters had intrigued historians and scholars for years.
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