Movie Of The Week: Malcolm X

Malcolm X Movie Poster

Sticking to the theme of “Black History Month”, this weeks movie is Spike Lee’s famous, Malcolm X. Starring Denzel Washington, this movie depicts the famous civil rights leader in a whole. From his flashbacks of him as a child, to his up-bringing under Elijah Muhammad. As we all know, Malcolm X did a lot for being the more assertive leaders in civil rights history. Many say even though him and Martin Luther King Jr were both for freedom, the two had different paths as to obtaining it. This movie teaches males that even when down the wrong path, there still is a chance to turn your life around. Check out this scene where Malcolm makes that transition…

And for a little bit of history, here’s the REAL malcolm X speaking on the House/field Negro mentality.

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