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The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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From hustling, drug addiction and armed violence in America's black ghettos Malcolm X turned, in a dramatic prison conversion, to the puritanical fervour of the Black Muslims. As their spokesman he became identified in the white press as a terrifying teacher of race hatred; but to his direct... show more
From hustling, drug addiction and armed violence in America's black ghettos Malcolm X turned, in a dramatic prison conversion, to the puritanical fervour of the Black Muslims. As their spokesman he became identified in the white press as a terrifying teacher of race hatred; but to his direct audience, the oppressed American blacks, he brought hope and self-respect. This autobiography (written with Alex Haley) reveals his quick-witted integrity, usually obscured by batteries of frenzied headlines, and the fierce idealism which led him to reject both liberal hypocrisies and black racialism.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141185439 (0141185430)
ASIN: 141185430
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
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4.0 The Autobiography of Malcolm X
This autobiography shows readers how a boy born Malcolm Little would one day become Malcolm X and one of the leaders of the Nation of Islam who would then go off and form his own branch called Muslim Mosque, Inc. During the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. in the 1960s Malcolm X rose to prominence ...
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4.0 The Autobiography of Malcolm X
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5.0 The Autobiography of Malcolm X
I read 'The Autobiography of Malcolm X' as part of a course on Black Americans at Sussex University. The course was very good and it gave me a good understanding and knowledge of the era. This book was amongst the best readings I remember. Malcolm X was definitely a character and through his adventu...
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“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.”- Malcolm XIn High School my history syllabus covere...
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