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Malcolm X

On May 19, 1925, Malcolm Little was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to parents Louise and Earl. Earl, a Baptist, was a follower of Marcus Garvey and a leader of the Universal Negro Improvement...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2020 4:13 pm UTC

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When Malcolm X is in 8th grade, his English teacher, Mr. Ostrowski, asks what career Malcolm is thinking of pursuing. Malcolm is a very bright student who is at the top of his class. Malcolm tells...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2018 1:02 pm UTC

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There’s plenty of theses you could create from Malcolm X’s personal, thought-provoking essay on discovering reading and books. Here are some ideas: One possible thesis is as follows: Malcolm X’s...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2020 5:38 pm UTC

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The term “homemade education” refers to the time Malcolm spent in prison studying. In his essay, Malcolm writes that he was frustrated with his inability to express himself well in writing. In...

Latest answer posted October 5, 2018 11:59 am UTC

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In the Autobiography of Malcolm X, Malcolm X discusses his discovery of the hairstyle called a "conk" when he is living in Roxbury, an African American neighborhood of Boston. He sees that many...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2018 11:12 pm UTC

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At this stage of the story Malcolm is living in Harlem, making a living as a low-level criminal. One of the criminal enterprises he gets mixed up in is the numbers racket: an illegal lottery. But...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2017 5:21 pm UTC

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Most introductions should start with a hook, or an engaging first sentence. After that, relevant context follows and then your thesis statement. The relevant context, in this case, will be...

Latest answer posted April 22, 2019 1:57 pm UTC

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Malcolm X did not agree with Martin Luther King Jr.'s concept of winning civil rights through nonviolent protest. Instead he argued: Concerning nonviolence, it is criminal to teach a man not to...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2018 5:13 am UTC

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It is my opinion that native intelligence, personal drive, curiosity, and a strong moral compass are the primary personal qualities that led Malcolm X to become a successful reader and learner. As...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2017 11:29 pm UTC

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Malcolm X converted to Islam in early adulthood and this guided the rest of his life, especially his advocacy for People of Color in the United States. Initially, Malcolm was introduced to the...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2016 12:49 am UTC

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Malcolm Little was born in Omaha, Nebraska and spent his early childhood in Lansing, Michigan. His father Earl Little was a highly-regarded Baptist minister and a follower of Marcus Garvey, the...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2018 5:22 pm UTC

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I will focus on two key moments in Malcolm X's life when his identity transitions—his years in prison at Norfolk Prison Colony in Massachusetts where he discovers the Nation of Islam (NOI), and his...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2018 9:16 am UTC

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First, we will look at some of the praises. At a time when much of the United States was still segregated, Malcolm X spoke out against white oppression using language that few others had dared to...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2013 3:16 pm UTC

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During the 1960s, the Black Panthers fought for freedom for the African American in the large cities in America. Television often displayed pictures of the members wearing their black berets and...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2013 3:53 am UTC

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I believe that, overall, Malcolm X was good for the black community. Despite embracing some pretty radical beliefs in the 1950s such as black nationalism and black supremacy, I believe that Malcolm...

Latest answer posted March 9, 2019 11:59 pm UTC

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This really depends on how much you already know and how much research you are supposed to do to answer the questions. Here are a couple I would be interested in if I were the one writing: In what...

Latest answer posted May 2, 2011 12:27 pm UTC

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I would make the argument that Malcolm X was very important in the fight for equality that Black Americans were waging in the 1960s. Malcolm X spoke for a particular experience of African-...

Latest answer posted October 6, 2012 2:00 pm UTC

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At birth, he was given the name Malcolm Little, son of Rev. Earl and Louise Little. While in jail on burglary charges, Malcolm Little became a follower of the Nation of Islam, a religion that...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2011 10:08 am UTC

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While it can be difficult to distil a complicated and powerful life into a single greatest achievement, given the power of the legacy that remained after his assassination, it seems reasonable to...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2016 8:51 pm UTC

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Malcolm X was, in his early days especially, a person who held very different opinions than Martin Luther King, Jr. did. King believed in nonviolent resistance. Malcolm X did not. That is what...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2011 5:56 am UTC

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No one knows for sure why Malcolm X was killed. The most common assumption is that he was killed because he had broken away from the Nation of Islam and was seen as a threat to their importance...

Latest answer posted March 9, 2012 11:21 am UTC

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Over time, Malcolm X’s historical reputation has generally improved. This is partly because of changes in his own beliefs and partly because of changes in American society. In terms of Malcolm’s...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2013 5:00 pm UTC

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To analyze Malcolm X’s self-presentation in the 1963 interview at Berkeley, think about how it relates to Richard Dyer’s analysis of D. W. Griffith’s film The Birth of a Nation. In his discussion...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2021 6:33 pm UTC

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I think that quite a bit can be said about Malcolm X in a eulogy. I would examine Ossie Davis' eulogy of Malcolm X that was read at his funeral in 1965. It is a masterful work of literature and...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2013 11:33 am UTC

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I think the interview shows some maturity. Also, there is a different audience for the book and the interview. Audience really affects the story one tells. You cannot look your reader in the...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2012 12:44 am UTC

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One distinct difference between Malcolm's life before prison and after it was the sense of purpose. Prior to prison, Malcolm lacked direction and purpose. He was without a spiritual identity,...

Latest answer posted August 19, 2013 2:12 pm UTC

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I think that one part of your announcement would focus on the manner of death. Part of Malcolm X's legacy is that his death was in a flurry of bullets from the guns of assassins. From this point,...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2013 1:59 pm UTC

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In sharp contrast to mainstream figures in the civil rights movement such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X believed that African Americans could never achieve equality in a white-majority society....

Latest answer posted April 8, 2021 11:53 am UTC

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To help you answer your question as to why Malcolm X did not simply ask the police and the government to protect Black people's rights, it is important to understand how long the struggle of...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2021 9:11 am UTC

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