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    After Fard’s leadership was over, one of his followers kept this saying popular when he took over as the leader of the Nation of Islam. His name was Elijah Muhammad. Elijah Muhammad was known for his strong hatred towards Christianity and white people. He had no intentions of integrating with the white community. One of his popular quotes is “White is evil; non-white is good.” When the Nation of Islam was criticized for their hatred towards the whites he responded by saying that the Black Muslim movement is “the hate that hate produced” (Lincoln xxi). This means that the movement was created because of the hatred the whites showed the African Americans for many years and now it was the their turn to stand up for their rights and takedown anyone that came in their way. Elijah Muhammad’s most popular protege was Malcolm X. Even though Malcolm was mixed with white and black, he still faced many racial problems. He grew to hate white people because of the way they treated African Americans. Malcolm X converted to a Muslim while he was serving time in prison. In jail, he became very close with EIijah Muhammad; he even built a strong friendship with him. When Malcolm was released from jail, he began teaching and converting others to Islam. One of…

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    shape his life. Today Malcolm X is still a big figure and his words still have a huge effect on people. Once Malcolm X joined the Nation Of Islam and became a speaker, he put a type of fear in white people in America. They feared Malcolm because Malcolm told the truth and what was going on and the relations of the races.White people didn’t expect this type of talk from a black person so it shocked them and made the fearful. They didn’t like blacks who were well educated like Malcom…

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    accomplishments to my first grade class. His legacy made me proud to be a Black Muslim. It was difficult for me to understand that he was assassinated by his own people. Malcolm X’s Assassination made me think. He was once the face of the Nation of Islam. The brought him up from the prison gutters and gave him the platform to elevate black people in America. How do you go from that to being responsible for his death? I believe that there were a many factors that lead to his death. But the…

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    The African American population’s increasing struggle to earn equal rights in areas such as education, facilities, politics, and employment were extremely prominent during the 1950s and 60s. The use of publicity earned by civil right figures within their given organizations, specifically Martin Luther King Jr. (SCLC), Rosa Parks (NAACP), and Malcolm X with the Nation of Islam (NOI), created palpable tension between whites and blacks. Malcolm X and the NOI brought to the table what others civil…

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    Criticism Of Malcolm X

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    Malcolm X is the very icon of what a victim is because he did overcome the burden of victimization. Malcolm X lived as a victim through most of his life from prejudice, identity loss, and enraged blame only to prepare his mind for acceptance and understanding. “Malcolm X offered the promise. Malcolm’s early and troubled interactions provided comfort. For me, he embodied the notion of an individual made anew through his greater commitment to a broad black collective” ("Legacy of Malcolm X"). In…

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    Examples of this systemic oppression is given on page 93, “...instead, black victims of the white man’s American social system.”. This shows that Malcolm X’s development has turned into a victim of the “white man’s American social system”, and now that he is living in Harlem he is finally realizing this. He realizes that systemic oppression is what has gotten the ghettos to form, because of the lack of opportunities given to African Americans. He shows this on page 93 when he says “In the…

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    African-American leader, Malcolm X was a well-known in the Nation. He was against the race pride and black nationality in the 1950s and '60s. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925, In Omaha, Nebraska. He was a black leader that worked for a spokesman for the black of the Nation during the 1950s and '60s. He has join the nation of Islam when he was in prison. Malcolm X used to encourage black people to fight for the freedom from the racism "by any means necessary," overall, in the beginning,…

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    Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. Malcolm X exhibited concepts of pride, black nationalism, and race in the 1950s and 1960s. The early years, teenage years, and years of being a minister/human rights activist makes up the autobiography of Malcom x. During the early years, Malcom X was considered Malcolm Little. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska. Malcolm was the fourth of eight children born to his mother the homemaker and his…

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    1968, Manson and “The Family”, as they were now called, moved to Spahn Ranch, where they worked and were prostituted to the owner as payment for housing. In the same year, Brunner became pregnant by Manson. When The Beatles came out with their new White Album, Manson saw it as a message to himself, sent in code. The Family then moved again, now to a canary-yellow home which Manson dubbed “The Yellow Submarine”, another tribute to the Beatles. Here, the Family began preparing for a supposedly…

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    In the short story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, one can infer that this story takes place in the 1960s. Based on the mention of Johnny Carson in the exposition (46), the reader can already assume that the story is at least in 1962, because that is when Carson’s famous “The Tonight Show” would have first aired. Another important part of the same era would be the civil rights movement. It was a “new day” for black people (55), and one religious movement was a large part of it: the Nation of…

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