This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Archie - An older man who takes Malcolm under his wing and teaches him how to make a living running numbers, an early (and illegal) form of the contemporary Lottery system.
Honorable Messenger - Although this character never appears in the story, he is often referred to as the head of the Black Muslim Movement, the Nation of Islam.
Laura - One of Malcolm's first loves. She is a young black woman living in Boston, who in the beginning of the script represents innocence. Malcolm thinks she is too young and...
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