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Ting at the book Can t believe print this uality is being sold in this day and age I recently bought a copy of this book for my 19 year old grandson who has become interested in the BLM movement I read it at his age 55 years ago and was moved by Malcolm X s candour humility and at his age 55 years ago and was moved by Malcolm X s candour humility and to change himself and thus society I was having a gap year abroad in Israel when I saw the news of his assassination on the society I was having a gap year abroad in Israel when I saw the news of his assassination on the page of an English speaking newspaper in Tel Aviv I felt instantly stricken by a sadness I could not have anticipated it was as if I had lost a personal friend This guy was one of a kind In my honest opinion very being who has an African heritage take note of the use of words I didn t say black because as far as I know I haven t seen a black person before neither have I set The Magic Rolling Pin eyes on any white folk in myntire Indecent... Exposure (Indecent, existence According to Majek Fashek a popular Nigerian reggae musician only the angels of God are white in them shouldndeavour to read this book It is as simple as thatI knew little or nothing about this great and xceptional being before I read his autobiography The little I knew about him was that he was very controversial Then again an Irish colleague of mine once told me a couple of years ago that I looked like Malcom X in my glasses In order not to appear naive I just laughed and then made it a point of duty to research on the man Malcom X I tell you what I m glad I did and now know the TRUTH The word controversial has always been used to describe individuals who do not conform "To Certain Standards But I Always Say "certain standards But I always say so long what anyone does is within the ambits of the law who cares For me he wasn t controversial but just honest about his opinion He voiced out what most people at the time and ven now couldn t and wouldn t dare to say just to appear as being politically correct I say this with Garden Bouquets and Beyond every sense of responsibility one of the greatest crime any individual could commit against themselves is self deceitAs a Christian first and foremost and a practicing Catholic I kind of slightly differ on one particular issue he harped on in this book which has to do with Christianity Then again you could argue that his views were influenced by the actions and deeds of those who practised the Christian faithWho knows what this guy could have achieved if only those threatened by his popularity and wisdom didn t cut short his life But I guessven though they get to spend a million years on planet The Unseen Wonder earth they will never and can never be as great as Malcom X For you can only kill a person but not the words of his mouth nor his deeds Which then leads me to ask the pertinent uestion why don t great men last You talk about the likes of Robert Nesta Marley Martin Luther King Fela Anikulapo Kuti and the list goes on and onJust like many other great men who did suffer similar fate as him his deeds act. Ective on the lies and limitations of the American Dream and the inherent racism in a society that denies its nonwhite citizens the opportunity to dream givesxtraordinary insight into the most urgent issues of our own time The Autobiography of Malcolm X stands as the definitive statement of a movement and a man whose ,
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can read cover to cover but this is one of the arly few i haveread cover to cover but this is one of the arly few i have After looking at the underground rappers famous personalities which have read his book and
influenced by him i just to purchase it for myself I didn t want to read about him from bias and ignorant people i wanted to hear it from himself Half the book deals with his crime filled lifestyle and then the other half the revolution side It is a really good book particularly for the teens Zu schnell especially the wannabe gangsters It also shows you the real Islam and how much we owe to it for giving us Malcolm X The BEST book I have EVER read Contrary to other reviewers I wholeheartedly LOVED this book It s a fantastic read an amazingye opener to the xperiences of black people in general during Malcolm X s lifetime It s incredibly interesting to read the differences and "Also Prevalent Similarities Regarding How Black People Were Treated By "prevalent similarities regarding how black people were treated by Malcom X is a huge inspiration who is specially underrated in terms of black history He was a legendary and humble man who really turned his life around If you re reading this review PLEASE BUY THE BOOK I read this when I was 15 years old and now I m 40 and my son is 14 I bought him a copy I wasn t sure whether he would take to it as I did because of how different kids are now compared to when I was his age and all the distractions they have to contend with compared to my younger days Surprisingly he loves the book He reads it very night and then discusses what he s read with me after Just going by my memories of the book as well as verything my son reminds me of details which I forgot it s an amazing read After he s finished I ll definitely read it again Anyone who s not read it is missing out I highly recommend it for yourself but maybe importantly as a way to get kids off gaming tc Such an interesting read So descriptive that you can paint the scenarios in your mind along with the suspense that it comes with You feel as though you are living at the time of Malcolm in the flesh understanding verything specially Malcolms thought processes in such a racist and run down USA Especially the bit where Malcolm knows the muslims didn t stab him in the back he realises this is far beyond the tactic of the black muslims and that s where the possibility of government ciafbi intervention was sussed He becomes a muslim and his life does a U Turn for the best but he dies before he can put the complete jigsaw puzzle together Great book so far but terrible print Had to return the book as was literally painful to read Would give 1 star but didn t want it to impact the book rating as my issue is with the print uality Will be going to buy in store Print is small faded and blurry Tried to ignore this but after 30 pages in I found myself torn between wanting to read and dreading suin. ONE OF TIMES TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURYIn the searing pages of this classic autobiography originally published in 1964 Malcolm X the Muslim leader firebrand and anti integrationist tells the xtraordinary story of his life and the growth of the Black Muslim movement His fascinating persp.BEEN INFLUENCED BY HIM I JUST
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and appear relevant Yummy Supper even to day He was indeed anmbodiment of wisdom tenacity determination and conviction Malcom X has left an indelible mark in the hearts and conscience of so many people living and dead his foes and friends and people of all racial inclinations A fascinating story and a valuable account of an important 20th century figure It shows us a driven disturbed dynamic young man ofLARGER AND APPEAR RELEVANT EVEN TO
tremendous intelligence and resilience which left me wondering what might haveintelligence and resilience which left me wondering what might have if he had not been murdered before he reached the peak of his powersHis journey "FROM A RELATIVELY HAPPY CHILDHOOD THROUGH TURBULENT ADOLESCENCE INTO "a relatively happy childhood through turbulent adolescence into man of history is compelling We learn of the terrible traumas that shaped his life including the break up of his family following the racist murder of his father and the subseuent state induced breakdown of his mother and the belittling career advice he received at school We follow him through his teen years as a fast living zoot suited novice gangster with his hair suitably conked that leads inevitability to jail where he ncounters Elijah Muhammad and converts to IslamHis journey in Islam is fascinating first he is obsessed with Elijah Mohammed s teachings which he sees as capturing the struggle of the black man in white supremacist 1950s America then as his relationship with Elijah deteriorates he has a further development in his thinking while on the Hajj to Mecca where he xperiences people sharing a common cause Islam regardless of the colour of the skinIt s a shame the book is not particularly well written I think Haley let down Malcolm X by not using his skills as an author Deep Listening evident of course in Roots to provide better focus to what Malcolm X is looking to say What we get instead particularly in the polemic sections of the book that dominate the second part of the autobiography is writing that comes across as streams of consciousness As such it is at times repetitive lacking in clarity and somewhat stodgy to read You can imagine Malcolm X in his interviews with Hayley that form the basis of this book letting rip That of itself is interesting But it doesn t make the best readingOverall though I d put this in the a list of must read books for its insight into an important and fascinating person at a pivotal time in 20th century American history I would say don t read the introduction first because the funeral is in it you need to get to know what a truly wonderful man malcolm X turned out to be before you read about the funeral where you will no doubt shed a tear I am now checking Malcolm on you tube What a brilliant and calm man talks nothing but sense He could have been mayor of New York and President unfortunately America is so warped and the populace so controlled I wish he could have left NY and stepped back for a while Th Great boo. Ork was never completed but whose message is timeless It isssential reading for anyone who wants to understand America Praise for The Autobiography of Malcolm XExtraordinary a brilliant painful important book The New York TimesThis book will have a permanent place in the literature of the Afro American struggleI F Ston.