- Created by: William Evered
- Created on: 14-06-14 12:59
Malclom x never led a mass civil rights movement
Malclom x never led a mass civil rights movement in the way martin luthur king managed too and even though his speechs and prescene had effect on the civil rights movement he never had the same effect as Matin Luthur King because of this.
Malcolm X dropped out of school
Malcolm X dropped out of school at the age of 15. After The turning point in Malcolm X's childhood came in 1939, when his English teacher asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up and he answered that he wanted to be a lawyer. His teacher responded, "One of life's first needs is for us to be realistic ... you need to think of something you can be ... why don't you plan on carpentry?" Having thus been told in no uncertain terms that there was no point in a black child pursuing education, Malcolm X dropped out of school the following year, at the age of 15.
Malcolm X’s violent methods and threats meant he n
Malcolm X's violent and threatning manner to whites meant he didn't have white support compared to martin luthur king who had a peaceful manner so had white support as well as black support.
Malcolm X was seen as an extremist
Malcolm X was seen as an extremist as martin Luther King was seen as inspirational. Malcolm x was seen as an extremeist as his violent ways wre seen as over the top by both blacks and whites.
Malcolm X wanted blacks to be more important than
Malcolm X wanted blacks to be more important than whites so therefore didn’t have the white support compared to Martin Luther King who wanted integration. Many blacks just wanted to be seen as equal to whites in society and wanted equality so beileved more in Martin Luther King.