The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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    stance, while others like Malcolm X adopted a separatist stance. But one famous baseball player we all know as Jackie Robinson, found himself a little in between these two stances. Like both King and Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson favored black capitalism: building wealth through business ownership. But Robinson had his own spin on achieving this desire. Jackie Robinson wanted to own integrationist businesses with the white people and…

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    Malcolm X believed that experiences in one’s life contribute to their personality . Within his own life he experienced the good and the bad elements of society and allowed these experiences to shape who he became. The transformation of Malcolm Little into Malcolm X can be said to have occurred due to events that lead to dramatic change in his life. Violent discrimination against his family, the loss of his parents at a young age, the life he leads in Boston and Harlem, and his time in prison all…

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    In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. was imprisoned for marching through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama. In response, eight clergymen published a letter in the Post-Herald criticizing his presence and his strategies by naming him an extremist. From the cell where he was imprisoned, he responded by writing what has come to be known as “Letter from Birmingham Jail”. In this letter, Martin Luther King Jr. uses many rhetorical strategies to retaliate against the claims the clergymen make, and prove…

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    chiefly a no. The significance of the photo of the two activists is to emphasize how while they both had incredibly different philosophies, they had the same goal: racial equality. There were flaws in both of their systems, and here we see a flaw in Malcolm X’s: using violence may result in violence against yourself. Buggin’ Out’s violent confrontation of Sal essentially led to Radio Raheem’s death, and was not the right thing to do. This analysis isn’t saying it was wrong for Buggin’ Out to…

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    In “Be Like Mike? Michael Jordan and the Pedagogy of Desire,” Michael Eric Dyson explores Michael Jordan’s impact on African American culture and society. He discusses Michael Jordan’s success as an athlete calling him, “perhaps the best, and best known, athlete in the world today” (1). He also points out his role as a positive influence, and a success in both marketing and business, specifically referring to his impact in the “sneaker” world. The audience for this article is specifically…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., had experiences as a young person that shaped his beliefs and actions as an adult, when things got hard for him and his family he pulled through, since M.L. went through racial discrimination, he tried to stop it, and M. L. wanted to show people to do good and not to disrespect others for their skin color. When M. L. was six years old his white friends stopped being friends with him do to racial discrimination. His father didn’t approve of it, so when a white person told…

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    Jr. and Guitar to Malcolm X. Milkman and Guitar once shared similar interests, but as they age, all they have in common is their love for each other. While in school, they often skipped class to hang out together, and later discovered their appreciation for partying, drinking,…

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    “Human progress never rolls in on wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless efforts of men willing to be co-workers with God…” During the 1950s, the Civil Rights Movement began to end racial discrimination against African Americans in America. It was a large demonstration of protests and organizations. The process to gain their freedom was long and drawn out. Nonviolent demonstrations of African Americans and those who supported them, were peaceful acts organized to demand the…

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    the arts. The movement was also believed to have inspired the formation of African American Studies classes at universities and colleges throughout the United States (Rojas 2147). The Black Arts Movement was also thought to have been initiated by Malcolm X’s assassination (Salaam). In literature, some of the movement’s distinguished writers are Hoyt William Fuller, Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou, Ishmael Reed, Rosa Guy, and Toni Morrison. The following report discusses race and realism…

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    Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights pioneer and reverend, undoubtedly positively altered the way the U.S as a country looked towards African Americans. King stressed the importance of judging people by their character rather than the color of their skin. Despite all of the great things Martin Luther King Jr. did, if he were to be judged by the content of his character, his accomplishments may be overshadowed by his flaws. This boils down to a simple question; did King practice what he preached?…

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