Teaching Malcolm X: Popular Culture and Literacy [NOOK Book]


The volume brings together a dazzling array of perspectives on Malcolm X to discuss the importance of X as a cultural hero and provide guidelines for teaching Malcolm-related material at elementary, high school and university levels.
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Teaching Malcolm X: Popular Culture and Literacy

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The volume brings together a dazzling array of perspectives on Malcolm X to discuss the importance of X as a cultural hero and provide guidelines for teaching Malcolm-related material at elementary, high school and university levels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136658549
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/2/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction: Situating Malcolm X in the African American Narrative Tradition: Freedom for Literacy and Literacy for Freedom 1
1 Malcolm X: Make It Plain: The Documentary and Book as Educational Materials 25
2 "Forming the Habit of Seeing for Ourselves, Hearing for Ourselves and Thinking for Ourselves": Teaching Malcolm X to Third and Fourth Graders, an Integrated Approach 39
3 Don't Waste Your Life, Be Like Malcolm X 51
4 Never So Truly Free: Reading and Writing about Malcolm in the Community College 53
5 Teaching Malcolm X to Fifth and Sixth Graders 77
6 What "X" Really Means 91
7 The Meaning of Malcolm: A Conversation with High School Students 93
8 Reading Malcolm X with White Students 101
9 For the Love of "X": Teaching The Autobiography of Malcolm X in an Urban High School Setting 105
10 Malcolm and the Music 117
11 Malcolm X and Black Rage 139
12 The Continuing Crime of Black Imprisonment 149
13 The Meaning of Malcolm X for Imprisoned Afrikans in the United States 153
14 The Perquisites of Whiteness: Lessons from The Autobiography of Malcolm X 159
15 Toasts, Jam, and Libation: How We Place Malcolm X in the Folk Tradition 171
16 Learning to Think for Ourselves: Malcolm X's Black Nationalism Reconsidered 187
17 His Name Is Malcolm 209
18 Texts and Testimonies: Feminist Notes on the Liberation Narrative of Malcolm X 219
19 Probing a Divided Metaphor: Malcolm X and His Readers 231
About the Authors 242
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