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How Did Malcolm X Become A Hustler

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Malcolm X grew up in the Midwest during the 1930’s. His family moved to Michigan where is father was murdered sending his mother into a mental breakdown. When he finished his eighth grade at a foster home he moved to Boston with his half-sister Ella. At this point Malcolm became engulfed into the night life. He gets a job as a railway porter and moves to New York. It is there that he becomes a hustler and involves himself in illegal activities by Sammy and Shorty. When things get to dangerous in Harlem he moves back to Boston where he is arrested for burglary. Prison provided a new outlook on life for Malcolm as he became interested in Islam promoted by the Nation of Islam. He changed as the illegal activities he had done in his earlier
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