• Malcolm
    Malcolm X was a man of strong words and beliefs. Some say that he was a man of hate and violence. Some also say that he was a smart man of hope and peace. Malcolm X‘s influence on people was felt more than it was alive rather than dead. Malcolm X was a major contributor to the black societies acros
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  • Malcolm X
    The Nation of Islam was founded during the Great Depression in Detroit, Michigan by a silk merchant named Wallace D. Fard. He began preaching to the black community that they didn't deserve to live in poverty, and that the white people exploited the people so much that Fard believed that this commu
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  • Malcolm X
    "There can be no black-white unity until there is first some black unity." (Malcolm X, March 8, 1964) Malcolm X was probably one of the most controversial elements in the civil rights movement. Due to his radical views and actions he was detested by many peoples at that time, yet still today he is
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    El Hajj Malik El Shabazz: A Man of Change and Strength If there was any one man who demonstrated the anger, the struggle, and the beliefs of African Americans in the 1960s, that man was Malcolm X. The African American cultural movement of the 1920s lost momentum in the 1930s because of worldwide ec
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  • Autobiography of Malcolm X
    "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" by Alex Haley "We're not Americans. We're Africans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Africa. We didn't land on Plymouth Rock--that rock landed on us." (Lord, Thornton, and Bodipo-Memba, 1992) Words like those a
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  • Drugs in Prison
    Abstract This research paper will consist of an analysis of the use and abuse of illicit drugs within the prison systems on a global basis. With information gathered from various sources such as the internet and one on one interviews with an inmate in a male correctional facility and a former
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  • Malcolm X
    Spike Lee's version of Malcolm X's life is similar to the historical Malcolm X. By watching the movie and knowing who he was and his beliefs, one can easily tell how alike they are. When the movie starts Malcolm Little is getting his hair cut. The appearance is that he wants to look more like a
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  • Malcolm X
    How did Malcolm's view change about white people? Malcolm X was one of the primary religious leaders and reformers of the 1960, where he fought for and ultimately gave his life for racial equality in the United States. His father was a reverend who believed in self-determination and worked for th
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  • Prison Gangs
    Prison Gangs Michael Dooley Aiken Tech CRJ 242.013 Prison Gangs Prison gangs are flourishing across the country. Organized, stealthy and deadly, they are reaching out from their cells to organize and control crime in America's streets. Law enforcement personal began to systematically monitor
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  • Prison Inmate Education
    The article "The Impact of Career and Technical Education Programs on Adult Offenders: Learning Behind Bars" by Howard Gordon and Bracie Weldon (2003) studies of how prisoners receiving educations in prison reduces the recidivism rate. Gordon and Weldon studied the inmates who were participating in
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  • Malcolm X
    MALCOLM X "Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."(Moncur 1) This is a quote said by Malcolm X, and this is typical of how he approached everything. Malcolm X was a civil rights activist in the 1950s and 60s who f
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  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X writes about his newly found love of reading and ability to read: "In fact, up to then, I never had been so truly free I my life." Freedom was obtained by Malcolm X through his love of the ability to read and write. This freedom was not just given to Malcolm, he had to learn it and teach h
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    The 1950's and 1960's were a time of racial turmoil throughout most of the United States. Segregation between blacks and whites was still in full effect, African Americans had to drink from different water fountains, eat at different restaurants, and even shop at different stores than their Anglo "n
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  • Prison Economics
    Prison Labor and Economy Introduction The U.S. prison population, already the largest in the world, grew by 3.4% annually between 1980 and 2004, leaving corrections facilities at 40 percent over capacity. Inmates in federal, state, local and other prisons totaled nearly 2.3 million at the en
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. / Malcolm X
    During the twentieth century Black people faced a lot of discrimination from the whites and found it very difficult to achieve civil rights. Black people were at one point denied of voting. In order for blacks to achieve civil rights they needed a leader to follow. Many black leaders did rise for th
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  • Malcolm X Qoutes
    malcolm x - quotations The quotations are divided into little subcategories. Unless stated otherwise, they are all by Malcolm X. By Any Means Necessary... "We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a hu
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  • African Americans and the Prison System
    African Americans in Prison Is the criminal Justice system replacing slavery as a Means of Oppression? Table of Contents Intro¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K¡K..1 Part 1 : SLAVERY I. The History of Oppress
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  • An Alternative for Prison
    America's prisons have been called "graduate schools for crime." It stands to reason: Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant threats of violence, overcrowd their cell- block, deprive them of meaningful work, and the result is an embittered undercl
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  • Master Student: Malcolm X
    Malcolm Little became Malcolm X at age 26. In the Muslim religion, the name "X" symbolizes the true African family name that no one can ever know. The nation of Islam believe that they will keep the name "X" until God returns and gives each person a holy name. Malcolm was born on May 19, 1925, i
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  • Analysis of the Prison Guard
    The purpose of this paper is to give a detailed, comprehensive analysis of the life and role of the correctional officer. When society, as a whole, is in discussion of the career of a correctional officer, most of the images that spring to mind are that these employees of the correctional enterprise
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