Autobiography Malcolm X Thesis Agricultue Essays
In 1948, Malcolm's brother Reginald visited the prison and told Malcolm that he had a way to get him out of prison.
He would not elaborate upon his scheme, but he did tell Malcolm not to eat any more pork.
Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Louise Norton Little, was a homemaker while his father, Earl Little, was a Baptist minister.
Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 19, 1925; he dropped the "slave name" Little and adopted the initial X (representing an unknown) when he became a member of the Nation of Islam.
Again, he got into trouble: first, with a friend of Sophia's white husband; then, with the police.
At the detention home, he received favored treatment (as a "mascot" of the white couple who operated the home), and rather than being sent on to reform school, he remained in the home through the eighth grade.
In junior high school, Malcolm became an outstanding student and was very popular with his schoolmates.
But his world was upset in the eighth grade when his English teacher advised him not to try to become a lawyer because he was "a nigger." He became despondent and his schoolwork suffered.
Finally, he asked to be transferred to the custody of his half-sister Ella, who lived in Boston.
Ella's last hopes for saving him from ruin disappeared when he jilted Laura, the "respectable" Roxbury girl he had been dating, for a white woman, Sophia.