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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Luther tell Malcolm about the first people ever created?
2. What does Sydney say about black women in a Muslim household?
3. Why is Malcolm led away by the prison guards?
4. Who wants to meet Malcolm now that he is out of prison?
5. What is Malcolm's response when the police tell them to return in the morning?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages comparing the burning of Malcolm's childhood home and the Molotov cocktail thrown into Malcolm's home just before he is assassinated. Note how the racist feelings on both sides are similar in nature. Discuss the irony of the situation.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on Being Careful About Friendships. Start with how Malcolm thought Luther and the Leader were his friends only to learn of their jealousy and danger to him and his family. Go to Sidney who was his friend as long as he held to the militant line. Then cover how the masses who once cheered him on, turned against his new message of conciliation.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay of two or more typed, double-spaced pages on the importance of dialog in human relationships. Early on in his career with the Movement, Malcolm never entertained the idea of dialog with white people. He learned the importance of dialog when he visited Mecca. Discuss how open dialog should be the first step taken in bringing conflicting sides together.
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