The life story of two brothers who grew up in a dysfunctional family in a poor quarter. They tried to survive as they could, their selected path seemed most appropriate even in spite of the cruelty of their Actions, they were convinced of his rightness.
"American History X" is the story of skinheads, the choice of the white race and oppression of the people who have a different skin color or a different nationality. Derek Vinyard was the leader of the local groups the skinhead, severely punishing and chasing villains are non-white.
His younger brother, Danny followed with admiration the life of brother and proudly continued his way after Derek planted for killing black guys. Living with hatred in the souls of Derek in jail have to communicate with different people of different races. Thinking about your life, something is changing in his soul and, after liberation, the way brothers disagree forever.