9780766033849

Malcolm X

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766033849

  • ISBN10:

    0766033848

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-09-01
  • Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc

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Summary

Four-year-old Malcolm Little watched his home burn down November 7, 1929. He and his family escaped, but the incident would haunt Malcolm For The rest of his life. it was but one of the many injustices Malcolm and his family, and other African Americans, suffered in the United States where segregation and discrimination were law. Life's lessons turned Malcolm Little into a controversial, defiant, and rebellious man named Malcolm X. He became the best known spokesperson For The Nation of Islam and one of the most influential leaders of the Civil Rights movement. His outspoken nature gained him many followers and just as many enemies. Malcolm X's life came to a violent end in 1965, but his fight for justice and equality will forever be remembered.

Author Biography

Jeff Burlingame is an award-winning author of several books, including Kurt Cobain: Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind, which won a Books for the Teen Age award from the New York Public Library in 2007.

Table of Contents

A Vivid Memoryp. 7
Tragic Beginningsp. 13
An Informal Educationp. 29
Falling for the Nation of Islamp. 47
Rising Through the Ranksp. 67
A Bitter Splitp. 89
A Violent Deathp. 109
˘Sincere÷ Legacyp. 127
Chronologyp. 139
Glossaryp. 142
Chapter Notesp. 144
Further Readingp. 155
Internet Addressesp. 156
Indexp. 157
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