Malcolm X is born Malcolm was born in Nebraska, and his name was Malcolm Little. His family later moved to Michigan.
Malcolm is taken from his home Malcolm's mother became ill and was put in a mental hospital. Malcolm was taken from his home and placed in foster care.
He finds his own way Malcolm moved to Boston to live with his half-sister, Ella. He became introduced to crime, and he got mixed up with some small crime.
Over the years Malcolm found himself involved in a few different crimes. He was sentenced for them and ended up in prison, where he decided it was time to get an education.
While in prison, Malcolm converted to the Nation of Islam, which later gave him the "X" of Malcolm X The FBI still be watching him . He gets marry another prison to Betty Sanders
Malcolm lost his position as a leader when he made critical comments about President Kennedy's assassination. Malcolm had grown weary of the whites in America and was becoming more and more racist.
Malcolm was assassinated while giving a speech and over 20,000 people attended his funeral. Malcolm X has been praised for his work toward the rights of black Americans, as well as his work in civil rights for all people.