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Transcript of Malcolm X
Malcolm X was a prominent figure during the Civil Rights era. Offering an alternative view to the mainstream Civil Rights movement, Malcolm X advocated for both the establishment of a separate black community (rather than integration) and the use of violence in self defense
Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Where and When Malcolm Was Born
Malcolm was the seventh of eight children. Malcolm s father was killed after been run over by a car. Malcolm believed white racists were responsible for his father's death. When Malcolm was 12 years old his mother was sent to a mental hospital. Malcolm s spent the rest of his childhood in foster homes. In 1946 he was arrested for robing and was sent to jail. When Malcolm was released from jail in 1952 he change his last name to "X". Malcolm X was a smart, focused student and graduated from junior high at the top of his class. However when a favorite teacher told Malcolm his dreams of becoming a lawyer was "no realistic goal a niggar," Malcolm lost interest in school. When he was older he had a bunch of "odd jobs" he was a shoeshiner and shinned shoe for famous people. He was committed for bruggley.
Life As A Child
The Great Malcolm X
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
Black Panther Movement
The Black Panthers were formed in California in 1966 and they played a short but important part in the civil rights movement. The Black Panthers believed that the non-violent campaign of Martin Luther King had failed and any promised changes to their lifestyle the 'traditional' civil rights movement, would take too long to be implemented or simply not introduced.
Malcolm X was a prominent figure during the Civil Rights era. Offering an alternative view to the mainstream Civil Rights movement, Malcolm X advocated for both the establishment of a separate black community (rather than integration) and the use of violence in self defense (rather than non-violence). His forceful, uncompromising belief in the evils of the white man frightened the white community.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I don't even call it violence when it's in self defense; I call it intelligence.
Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
1.How do you feel about Malcolm X beliefs?
2. Do you agree with his beliefs?
3. Is Malcolm X a hero why or why not?
4.Do see separatism today?
5. Is Malcolm X a Rasict in anyway expalin?
Malcolm X giving the people a speech
Malcolm forcing his will on the people
X and Luther at a gathering.
Death of Malcolm X
there's a theory that black muslims (his own people) killed him because they thought he was a trader. he was giving a speech and someone walked up and shot him multiple times yelling trader. people say that he new he was gonna die because his bodyguards had left
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