Malcolm X: Life and Death
While his influence cannot be denied, Malcolm X is also considered a controversial figure in the history of African American rights. In opposition to the peaceful tactics of the Civil Rights Movement and their goal of racial integration, Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam were using any means necessary to defend themselves and to profess African Americans as the superior race. These attitudes spawned the Black Power movement. Malcolm X eventually mellowed and broke away from the Nation of Islam; however he was assassinated before he was able to work within the Civil Rights Movement. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the life, accomplishments and assassination of Malcolm X.