The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

This final chapter takes place while Malcolm is still alive, although it does not go into a lot of detail about his actions during 1965, when he met Alex Haley, who helped co-write and edit the autobiography. Instead, the chapter outlines his vision and philosophies and how he plans to develop the new organization, the OAAU.

Chapter 19 Analysis

Once again, Malcolm predicts his future by stating that he is aware of the possibility he will be assassinated. His predictions of his own death show up periodically throughout the book, but of course, so close to his assassination, it is a poignant comment. Malcolm had plans to continue his work against racism. He was keenly aware that each day could be his last, and he sought to use each day effectively for his work.

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