The Autobiography of Malcolm X Discussion Questions

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X is a book that was ' 'told to" Alex Haley and published after Malcolm X's death in 1965. After finishing the book, conduct independent research on Malcolm X and his life, not using his autobiography. Do you find any important incidents that are missing from the book or things that others remember in a different way? Create a chart that shows your findings.

Investigate what was taking place in the United States and around the world from the late 1920s until the mid-1960s. Create a time line that shows some important events for each decade and place them alongside important events from the autobiography.

Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad, and Martin Lut her King, Jr., were important African-American leaders during the 1950s and 1960s. Who are the important black leaders today? List three, and tell why you chose them.

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