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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Laura find out about Malcolm as they visit?
2. What is Luther's complaint about the white press?
3. What is the setting for the beginning of Part 2 of the scenario?
4. What does Luther tell Malcolm all black people are?
5. What does Miss Betty want to know about Malcolm to tell her class of young women?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on What People Pray For. Refer to Luther's comment that black people pray to have in heaven what white people have on Earth. Discuss the materialism in such prayers. Examine how the statement is a generalization that does not consider what white people pray for. Finally, discuss how prayer for supremacy and oppression amounts only to mere words.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on How Things Have Changed Since Malcolm X. Include such things as the civil rights movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the rise of political figures such as Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Andrew Young. Conclude with the election of President Barak Obama.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Mistaken Generalizations. Point out in your essay how the idea of the white devil translated into hate for the entire race of white people. Discuss how the same is true in reverse. Make a case for judging people by their actions rather than their ethnicity.
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