Malcolm X

On this Day, May 19th, 1925, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, also known to the public as Malcolm X, was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

He was an American Muslim minister and human rights activists, that although controversial, would become one of the most important figures in the 20th century African American history.

The 1992 movie, Malcolm X, is considered to be a great portrayal of his life and actions.

The movie depicts the extraordinary life of Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) from his early childhood and his political/ social work, to his death. In his 201 min epic, Spike Lee gives an insightful and well-rounded portrait of the controversial leader. A journey of spiritual meaning and social justice in which we witness the birth of one of the most influential figures of modern America.

The story of the man who inspired change and progress and who died dreaming of a better future. This film is an exceptional artistic showcase of who Malcolm X was and why his legacy deserves to be remembered and continued.

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