Malcolm X's Assassination Research Paper

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For many African Americans, February 21, 1965, is engraved in their memory as profoundly as the assassination of John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr is for other Americans. In the turbulent aftermath of his death Malcolm X's disciples embraced the slogan black power and elevated him to secular sainthood by tonight late 1960s he had come to embody the very idea of Blackness for an entire generation like web Dubois Richard Wright and James Baldwin he had denounced the psychological and social costs that racism had imposed upon his people he was also widely admired as a man of uncompromising action the polar opposite of the nonviolent middle-class oriented negro leadership that had dominated the Civil Rights Movement before him Malcolm was

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