MALCOLM X

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MALCOLM X

  1. 1. MALCOLM X, his life
  2. 2. LIFELINE <ul><li>Malcolm X was born on  </li></ul><ul><li>May 19, 1925, in  </li></ul><ul><li>At the age of 39,  </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm X was killed </li></ul><ul><li>in New York City, on </li></ul><ul><li>Feb. 21, 1965. </li></ul>
  3. 3. MALCOLM X'S NAME <ul><li>Malcolm X's birth name was Malcolm Little. </li></ul><ul><li>His Muslim name was El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz. </li></ul><ul><li>He finally settled on Malcolm X, to X out his &quot;slave name.&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who are YOU ??
  5. 5. Not keeping any slave owner's name!
  6. 6. Malcolm X and his family
  7. 7. &quot;If you're not ready to die for it, put the word 'freedom' out of your vocabulary.&quot;
  8. 8. &quot;Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give equality or justice or anything. If you're a man you take it.&quot;
  9. 9. &quot;You're living at a time of revolution...people in power have misused it and now a better world has to be built.&quot;
  10. 10. &quot;The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.&quot;
  11. 11. &quot;We're not Americans, we're Africans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Africa. We didn't land on Plymouth Rock-that rock landed on us.&quot;
  12. 12. &quot;Dr. King wants the same thing I want.  Freedom.&quot;
  13. 13. Later, they split about how to achieve their goal.
  14. 16. A woman screamed: &quot;Oh, black folks, black folks, why you got to kill each other?&quot; After he was assassinated.
  15. 17. Impact
  16. 18. RESOURCES <ul><li>www.wikianswers.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.educhange.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.answers.yahoo.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.imb.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.africawithin.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.colostate.edu </li></ul><ul><li>www.nathionelturner.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.malcolmx.com </li></ul><ul><li>The Autobiography Of Malcolm X, As Told To Alex Haley. NY: Ballantine Books, 1964. </li></ul><ul><li>The Sixties Papers: Documents Of A Rebellious Decade, Judith Clavir Albert and Stewart Edward Albert. NY: Praeger, 1984 </li></ul>

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