Civil Rights Movement

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Assess how effective Malcolm X’s strategies were in the Civil Rights Movement in America in the 1950’s and 1960’s.

For a person to be effective they must achieve what they wanted many times and by doing this they gain respect and power. Malcolm X was thought of as an activist, an outspoken public voice of African American civil rights and a prominent leader of Nation of Islam, challenged the mainstream Civil Rights Movement and the nonviolent pursuit of integration championed by Martin Luther King Jr and promoted Black Nationalism that encompassed the belief in black separatism. Malcolm X urged his followers to defend themselves against white aggression thus not following the non-violent ways of other leaders.... View More »

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Malcolm X believed that the white man was to blame for all the problems in West Harlem and if the African Americans of Harlem were to follow him and the ways of Elijah Mohammed they would learn how to rejects these things and become better people. Malcolm x preached to the men and women of Harlem to reject the white Americans items as they may seem to be good but they are truly the devil they are truly only giving ‘gifts’ like these to ruin this community and gain power within it, The African American community needs to stop accepting them and start thinking for themselves to start growing up and become a stronger community and help fight for the Civil Rights For themselves.

Strategies such as Propaganda representing a better life for African American community if they were to have race separation, Race separation was huge idea during Malcolm X’s time during the civil rights movement. Malcolm X preached Black supremacy and Black Nationalism. Propaganda was used all throughout Malcolm X’s fight for Civil Rights during the 1950’s and 1960’s, Propaganda in the form of utilising speeches and having the ability to persuade people through these speeches, With this great ability he was able to gain mass following and become very popular and power full within the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X was a member of the NOI until 1962, when, allegedly, following a fallout with Muslim leader Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X formed his own organization, the black nationalist Organization for Afro-American Unity. He said he had formed the new organization because there were many African American ...

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