I think Maclom X deserve a national holiday because he fought for rights just as much as Martin Luther King Jr. did. Even though he did use violence it wasnt for his own for his own purpose. He went to jail and knows what its like to be in gangs, shooting people for no reason, etc. He noticed the things he was doing and decided to change his ways. I just feel like he deserves just as much respect as Martin Luther King Jr. did.