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Malcolm x -- one of the african-american community's most influential and most controversial activists -- has been the subject of recent re-examinations as a new biography, malcolm x: a life of reinvention, comes to press just days after its author suddenly died and many are asking again. This lesson will familiarize you with malcolm x, a prominent figure in the civil rights movement learn about his early life, his rise as a civil.
A teacher's guide and lesson plan for malcolm x: the leadership and ideology of malcolm x and his legacy the site has a biography of malcolm x and discussions of the nation of islam and the civil rights movement. Malcolm x the tremendous civil rights movement of the however malcolm x was quick to condemn king's ideas of pacifism and non leadership conference (sclc), an organization which had a strong pacifist thread but still supported direct acts of civil disobedience but king.