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1 Malcolm X By: Meghan Lawlor, Maria Richart, Daniel Amuedo, Elle Aronson, Sydney Driscoll, and Abbi Kramer yeyeolade.wordpress.com

2 Malcolm X’s Childhood  was born on May 19,1925, in Omaha, Nebraska  got threats from people  eventually his house was burned down  father died in a supposed car accident  mother went crazy without father, putting all of her seven children in juvenile homes  turned to a life of crime with nobody to teach him right from wrong

3 Life in Prison  read and copied words from the dictionary  was interested in learning how to read and write  borrowed tablets and dictionaries from the prison  Bimbi inspired him to learn because he was jealous of his knowledge  embraced the Black Muslim faith gatheringforces.org

4 Violent Protesting  made speeches convincing people to support his idea of non- integration and black power  felt that King had “not a dream but a nightmare and he [MLK] was too dumb to know it”.  believed that violence was a good way to protect people of non-fairness examiner.com

5  Up to 1964 was a member and leader of Nation of Islam  After visiting North Africa and the middle East, was inspired to lead peaceful protests  Views change /malcolmx/malcolm_bi o.htm

6 Assassination  preparing to make a speech  tried to calm the people  shot him in the chest with a shotgun  had 21 gunshot wounds, ten of them from the initial shotgun  assassinated February 21, 1965  buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York findagrave.com

7 Citations  Applebee, N., Arthur. Literature and Language. Boston: McDougal Littell, Print.  Simkin, John. "Malcolm X:Biography." Spartacus Educational. Spartacus Educational, n.d. Web. 15 Feb htm  "Malcolm X ( )." PBS Online. American Experience, Web. 15 Feb p_malcolmx.html p_malcolmx.html  "Biography Of Malcolm X." Estate of Malcolm X. (2001): n. page. Web. 21 Feb h?v=gRSgUTWffMQ&feature=yo utu.be


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