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Unformatted text preview: and it showed in movies like “Malcolm X” directed by Spike Lee, who showed Denzel Washington selling his body. It cause people to wonder, why would he sell himself for money when he can pimp, sell drugs or steal on the streets easily. Perry, regularly embark on a journey of somewhat outing Malcolm X, as he talks about his school days as a boy and bragging about men whom he had sex with. Perry was outing this famous black man, as well as criticizing the African History format of just acknowledging straight black people and not LGBT blacks. Most people denied Perry’s claims of this accusation, yet in a way the book did seem to have some resonance of truth to it and I believed it was brilliantly written in the contexts of personal biographical novel. Work Cited http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2005/may/19/gayrights. usa http://newsone.com/nation/news-one-staff/writer-claims-malcolm-x-was-bisexual/...
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- Fall '10
- Malcolm X, Negro, African diaspora, Afro-Latin American