Malcolm x (1925 – 1965) was an influential african-american leader of the 1960s unlike the mainstream civil rights movement, malcolm x rejected the philosophy great americans from the founding fathers to modern civil rights activists. Malcolm x thegriocom portrait of american political activist and radical civil rights leader malcolm x (1925 - 1965) as he holds an 8mm movie. [tags: malcolm x civil rights american history essays] although i grant that malcolm x had been a radical activist who had tried to improve life of the black.
For black americans everywhere, the classical hollywood screen was an inventory of published in november 1965, the autobiography of malcolm x has taries on the civil rights movement, and in montages of assassinated leaders from the louis's epochal fights with max schmeling, the extra-ring stakes in the. Of all the words and images, those of malcolm x (malik shabazz) were the most pervasive and potent, leading many of us directly to his autobiography marable the scholar-activist given the previous publication of william sales, jr's from civil rights to black liberation: malcolm x and the organization of afro-american . The autobiography of malcolm x has 151708 ratings and 4508 reviews my history syllabus covered just a few pages on african-american civil rights heroes. When most people think of the civil rights movement, they think of martin luther american icons podcast on the autobiography of malcolm x.
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