Malcolm X Rhetorical Devices

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Malcolm X began his speech by urging African Americans to submerge their differences and realize that they all have a common problem - political oppression, economic exploitation, and social degradation at the hands of the white man.
Malcolm X was one of the most dynamic, dramatic and influential figures of the civil rights era. He was an apostle of black nationalism, self respect, and uncompromising resistance to white oppression. Malcolm X was a polarizing figure who both energized and divided African Americans, while frightening and alienating many whites.
1) The rhetorical technique I found most effective was imagery. In the speech The Ballot Or The bullet it states, “"Whenever you got a racial powder keg sitting in your lap, you're

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