The Life and Work of Malcolm X

The Life and Work of Malcolm X

Book - 2002
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Critical Lives: Malcolm X will cover: the childhood of Malcolm Little in the Depression-era Midwest; the rise and fall of "Detroit Red" Malcolm's chaotic adolescence as a petty criminal and street hustler; the prison years the rebellious, angry, headstrong inmate they called Satan; Malcolm's religious and social allegiance with the Black Muslims (Nation of Islam); the founding and editing by Malcolm of the Nation of Islam (NOI) national newspaper; Malcolm as organizer, teacher, and political advocate and Malcolm as husband and father; from Malcolm X to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabbazz his attacks on the Civil Rights Movement and his break with the NOI; and the final year the surveillance by the FBI and CIA, the assassination at the Audobon Ballroom.

Publisher: Indianapolis : Alpha, c2002.
ISBN: 9780028642185
Characteristics: iv, 330 p. :,ill. --
Alternative Title: Malcolm X


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