Malcolm's Claim: Improving African Americans

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Broadly, Malcolm’s main claim is that knowledge of history is very powerful and can help improve African Americans situation. He supports this main claim with four supplementary main ideas. First, black people cannot understand their current situation and change their future without understanding the past and how they got to that point. The second supplementary idea he addressed is that black people need to broaden their scope and understand that their situation isn’t a local problem but touches nationally. He states that African Americas need to understand that they are not the minority nationally and that the era of white people ruling the world has ended. Therefore, black people should address their situation with confidence. The third main

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