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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What prediction does Malcolm make in this final chapter?
2. Who did Malcolm always credit in his press conferences?
3. With what does Malcolm replace his surname?
4. What is "The Hate that Hate Produced" television program about?
5. According to Malcolm, what have blacks been brainwashed to worship?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Examine racism in America. How has it changed? How much do the students think Malcolm X was responsible for this change? Do you think racism still exists? How can we rid the world of racism? How long would it take?
Essay Topic 2
Look at Spike Lee's adaptation of the book. Is it how the students would visualize the book? Do the students think the film is objective? What new meaning do the students think that Denzel Washington and Spike Lee bring to the work? How different do the students think the film would be if it were directed by a white director or starred, for example, Samuel Lee Jackson?
Essay Topic 3
How much do you think Malcolm X changed positive representations of African American culture? Is Malcolm's influence still felt today? Are there books, music or even celebrities that derive from Malcolm X's beliefs? What positive impact have Malcolm X's ideas had on society? Do you think Malcolm's ideas have had any negative impacts upon society?
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