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hero project

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kendra brown

on 4 May 2010

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Transcript of hero project

You Are My Hero Malcome X! Childhood

Why did he get arrested? Why He Stopped Caring? At one time he had a family of 10
7 brothers and sisters
Father was a outspoken Baptist minister and avid supporter of Black Nationalist leader
Mother stayed at home with kids
When his father was killed his mother went crazy and had to be placed in a mental institution
Family was no longer together
all the kids were put into different adoption centers

Favorite teacher for becoming a lawyer was"no realistic goal for a nigger,"
After that he never cared about school.
He dropped out
Moved away and started working different jobs in Boston Massachusetts.
1946 malcome and his friend"shorty"
moved back to boston after living in new york.
They both got aressted for multiple burglary charges. During his jail time. He used his jail time wisely.
Bettered his education while there.
One his brothers visited him.
Tought him about islam. What he beleived in. Islam
Followed Muhammad
"White society actively worked to keep
African-Americans from empowering themselves
and achieving political, economic and social success."

Islamic Nation.
He was the national spokes man and a minister
Made new mosques in Detriot, Michigan and Herlem, New York
Used newspapers, radios, and televisions to broadcast the religion
His commitment and drive attracted many new members
From 500 in 1952 to 30,000 in 1963!
One of the most important islamic leaders

His death. Warned about assassination
3 gunmen forced him on stage
Shot 15 times
New York's Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
Friends and family buried Malcolm themselves

Family Wife
Had twins the year he died You truly are a hero! Thank You!!!
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