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    Malcolm X travels down a long road‚ as revealed in The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley. Malcolm’s lifelong adventure through racial discrimination taught Malcolm some very important messages. Toward the end of his life‚ he wrote to friends: “I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda. I’m for truth‚ no matter who tells it. I’m for justice‚ no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being first and foremost‚ and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole”

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    be used for more then looking up unfamiliar words? According to the article “Malcolm X: A Homemade Education from The Autobiography of Malcolm X‚ a dictionary is used as A tool to learn formal English. Malcolm explains his battle between street language and formal language. While in Charlestown Prison‚ he uses self motivation and teaches himself formal English. The way he does it is very unique. Malcolm calls himself “the most articulate hustler out there”‚ but faces incredible

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    Malcolm X Compare and Contrast One of Spike Lee unique moments in the movie that was also in the book was about Malcolm X mother. In the book‚ it quotes Malcolm X saying‚ “I have rarely talked to anyone about my mother”. In the movie‚ Malcolm was in a bar in Harlem where a white man approached him; the white man called Malcolm a nigger and a boy. Malcolm X did really pay him any attention until the white man said “What you going to do‚ go home back to your momma. When the white man said

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    Malcolm X Malcolm X By: Miles Pruitt Book: Autobiography of Malcolm X Author: Alex Hailey and Malcolm X Publisher: Grove Press Published: 1965 By: Miles Pruitt Book: Autobiography of Malcolm X Author: Alex Hailey and Malcolm X Publisher: Grove Press Published: 1965 During the 1960’s in the United States‚ there lived a man who would make Civil Rights history. Malcolm X‚ or El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz‚ was born Malcolm Little May 19‚ 1925 in Omaha‚ Nebraska as the

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    Malcolm X Malcolm Little was born on May 19‚ 1925; he was the son of Louise and Earl Little of Omaha‚ Nebraska. He was a very good student. Before dropping out in the 8th grade‚ and was even voted class president. After the death of his father at the hand of Klansmen and the infirming of his mother to a mental institution‚ he moved to Boston. Malcolm got a job as a shoeshine boy‚ but quickly decided dealing drugs was a much easier way to make money. He eventually moved to New York City‚ where

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    them to their deaths. The words spoken by Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were so strong and influential‚ helping them gain great audiences and followers. King preached out over the “brotherhood” among races‚ and the importance of non-violence. Malcolm X‚ also advocated for the end to segregation‚ but emphasized the needs for blacks to become independent of the white man‚ and stand up for themselves. Both King and Malcolm X had similar goals in their minds‚ but took distinct paths to attain those

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    the American society. One of them is African American civil rights leader‚ Malcolm X. He was a major 20th-century spokesman for Black Nationalism. Malcolm X was born as Malcolm Little on May 19‚ 1925‚ in Omaha‚ Nebraska. His father was a Baptist minister and was an outspoken follower of Marcus Garvey who was the Black Nationalist leader in the 1920s who advocated a "back-to-Africa" movement for African Americans. Malcolm X started working as a shoeshine boy‚ soda jerk‚ busboy‚ waiter‚ and railroad

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    Name: Brandon Kuck Period: 1 10th Grade Research Project Outline Format-2012-13 I. Introduction Paragraph A. Hook Sentence: Malcolm X was one of the fierce black leaders that gave equal rights to their race B. Anecdote or Example C. Background Information: ______________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________

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    Introduction Malcolm X is seen as quite a controversial person. His admirers see him as a courageous human rights activist who campaigned for the rights of African Americans and showed white America how racist it was. His enemies see him as a racist‚ anti-Semitic and violent person. Malcolm X was orphaned early in life. At the age of six his father was killed and it has been rumoured that white racists were responsible. Seven years later his mother passed away after which he lived in a series of

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    Baptist preacher active in Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association‚ Malcolm‚ along with his siblings‚ experienced dramatic confrontations with racism from childhood. Hooded Klansmen burned their home in Lansing‚ Michigan; Earl Little was killed under mysterious circumstances; welfare agencies split up the children and eventually committed Louise Little to a state mental institution; and Malcolm was forced to live in a detention home run by a racist white couple. By the eighth

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