Length: 460 pages
Audiobook Length: 16 hours and 52 minutes
First Published: 1965
Through a life of passion and struggle, Malcolm X became one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. In this riveting account, he tells of his journey from a prison cell to Mecca, describing his transition from hoodlum to Muslim minister. Here, the man who called himself “the angriest Black man in America” relates how his conversion to true Islam helped him confront his rage and recognize the brotherhood of all mankind.
Quotes from The Autobiography of Malcolm X
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Movie Trailer for Malcolm X(1992)
About 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 Washington Heights on the first day of National Brotherhood Week.