The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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From hustling, drug addiction and armed violence in America's black ghettos Malcolm X turned, in a dramatic prison conversion, to the puritanical fervour of the Black Muslims. As their spokesman he became identified in the white press as a terrifying teacher of race hatred; but to his direct audience, the oppressed American blacks, he brought hope and self-respect. This autobiography (written with Alex Haley) reveals his quick-witted integrity, usually obscured by batteries of frenzied headlines, and the fierce idealism which led him to reject both liberal hypocrisies and black racialism.

Vilified by his critics as an anti-white demagogue, Malcolm X gave a voice to unheard African-Americans, bringing them pride, hope and fearlessness, and remains an inspirational and controversial figure.

Title:The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0345350685
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:466 pages

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X Reviews

  • Rowena
    Oct 28, 2013

    “I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda. I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being first and foremost, and as su...

  • Isaac
    Mar 27, 2008

    This book counts for a lot. Cornel West says that one of the deepest fears for black America is that Malcolm X was fundamentally right, that the political system here is incapable of being changed thr...

  • ???? ????
    Dec 31, 2016

    عاهدتُ الله ألا أنسى أن الإسلام هو الذي أعطاني الأجنحة التى أحلِّق بها اليوم،ولم أنس ذلك أبدًا..لم أنسه لحظة و...

  • Wes Morgan
    Dec 16, 2007

    This is the life story of Malcolm Little, later Malcolm X, later El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. As are most white people in this country, I was led to believe that Malcolm X was just an angry, militant rac...

  • ? ????????? ?
    Dec 24, 2014

    " لم أكن لأكتب مذكراتي إلا لأخبر الناس إنيكنت في أسفل سافلين، وفي قاع المجتمع إلىأن اهتديت إلى الله والإسلام ،...

  • Carol.
    Jul 01, 2016

    “I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda,” I had written to these friends. “I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, the matter who it is for or against. I’m a huma...

  • Aubrey
    Dec 17, 2015

    “If Malcolm X were not a Negro, his autobiography would be little more than a journal of abnormal psychology, the story of a burglar, dope pusher, addict and jailbird—with a family history of ins...

  • ?????
    Apr 19, 2013

    أكتب مراجعتي فور انتهائي من قراءة الكتاب وإتباعه بمشاهدة الفيلم الوثائقي الذي أعدته الجزيرة عن هذه الشخصية ا...

  • Chris
    Apr 25, 2008

    I'm in such awe of this book and the man behind it that I don't think I can really give it a fair review. I came late to Malcolm X - I didn't pick up his autobiography until I was twenty-five, during ...

  • Hasham Rasool
    Oct 13, 2016

    Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh to all my brothers and sisters of Islam. Hello everyone. I loved this book Alhamdulillah. I think The Autobiography of Malcolm X is one of the important n...

About Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little), also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was an American Black Muslim minister and a spokesman for the Nation of Islam.After leaving the Nation of Islam in 1964, he made the pilgrimage, the Hajj, to Mecca and became a Sunni Muslim. He also founded the Muslim Mosque, Inc. and the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Less than a year later, he was assassinated in Wash