Malcolm X: Fighting for Human Rights

Malcolm X: Fighting for Human Rights

by Jeff Burlingame

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Malcolm X faced many injustices growing up as an African American in the early twentieth century. Channeling his anger over systemic racism into activism, Malcolm X became a leader of the civil rights movement as well as one of the best-known spokesmen for the Nation of Islam. In this engaging biography, students will learn about Malcolm X's trials, tribulations, and victories in the battle for civil rights.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766085190
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Series: Rebels with a Cause
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 On the Move 11

2 Growing Up on the Streets 25

3 A New Name 40

4 Spreading the Word 59

5 Leaving the Nation of Islam 72

6 "They're Killing My Husband" 88

7 A Lasting Legacy 102

Conclusion 110

Chronology 112

Chapter Notes 115

Glossary 120

Further Reading 122

Index 125

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