Malcolm X

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Malcolm X

Malcolm X was born on May 19th,1925 and died in February 21st,1965

Role in publicIn prison,Malcolm X became a member of the Nation of Islam;after his parole in 1925,he quickly rose to become one of its leaders.Malcolm X's expressed beliefs changed substantially overtime.

Why is this person an upstander?Malcolm X was the other very well known African-American in the Civil Right Movement in 1960's other than Dr.King.Instead of Dr.King pascifist movement,Malcolm X wanted African-American people to revolt agianst the whites by any mean necessary.He supported th Black muslim group.He later changed position and advocated for peaceful coexistence of races.

Malcolm X

A bystander is a person who is present at an event without participating in it

An upstander is a person who stands up for the person who is being bullied!

He also join the Islam nationbecause in late 1948, Little wrote to the leader of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, who advised him to renounce his past, humbly bow in prayer to Allah, and promise never to engage in destructive behavior again!!!

Malcolm's faith was dealt a crushing blow at the height of the civil rights movement in 1963. He learned that his mentor and leader, Elijah Muhammad, was secretly having relations with as many as six women within the Nation of Islam organization.

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