Chapter 10: Satan

New People:
Bimbi: Malcolm’s fellow inmate in Charlestown State Prison

John: Malcolm’s fellow inmate in Norfolk Prison Colony

The Honorable Elijah Muhammad: the leader of the Nation of Islam

“Mr. Yacub”: according to the teachings of Elijah Muhammad, he created the white race 6,600 years ago

Master W.D. Fard: a half-black, half-white man who gave Elijah Muhammad Allah’s message and divine guidance

In 1946, Malcolm is sentenced to ten years in prison. He is sent to the dilapidated Charlestown State Prison with his friend Shorty, who has been given an eight-to-ten year sentence. Malcolm’s wild atheistic rantings in prison earn...

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