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A Hero's Journey
Transcript of A Hero's Journey
Elyse Armstrong ~ Mar/5/2015
Call to Adventure
~ When Malcolm X was 20 years old, he was put in prison for breaking and entering. While in prison, he became a member of the Nation of Islam controversial group (religious group the improves mental, and social conditions of African-Americans in the US and humanity).
After his parole in 1952, he rose to become one of the most influential leaders. His ideas and beliefs spread across America and into Africa, England, and the Middle East. The Nation of Islam's population rose from about 40 members since 1952, to 40,000 members by the end of the year 1960.
By March 1964, X became disappointed with the Nation of Islam and its teachings, an adapted to Sunni Islam (people of tradition of Muhammad).
The following year (1965) Malcolm X was assassinated by three of the members part of the Nation of Islam controversial group. He is known for being a courageous advocate for the rights for black people, a man who accused white americans in the harshest way, but only for them to be treated like the way black people, have for years.
~ Malcolm Little (Malcolm X) was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19th, 1925.