Essays Tagged: "Malcolm"

Blind Conformity - on essay written by Malcolm X

y instead of using our differences to enhanceourselves as humans. Known for having strong opinions, Malcolm X seems to be anunlikely victim of blind conformity. However, as shown in his essay, My Firs ... media andoutside opinions, and an insecurity which most of us unfortunately have.In My First Conk, Malcolm X assured that black people were being brainwashedto believe that they actually were inferio ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Black intellect

y, but Dr. King was one of the few. To all black men he should be the embodiment of courage.Next is Malcolm Little commonly known as Malcolm X. Malcolm believed in the uplifting of the black man over ... tements like these were probably uttered through black houses all through the mid 40s but what made Malcolm different was that he made his voice heard. Malcolm had an ideal of moral excellence. This w ...

(7 pages) 124 1 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Critical Responses by O.K. Bouwsma and Norman Malcolm to Descartes' Skeptical Argument

is essay, I will examine Rene Descartes' skeptical argument and responses byO.K. Bouwsma and Norman Malcolm. I intend to prove that while both Bouwsma andMalcolm make points that refute specific parts ... s that we discussed were 'Descartes'Evil Genius' by O.K. Bouwsma and 'Knowledge Regained' by Normon Malcolm. Iwould like to examine the significant points each has made in their criticisms and thendis ...

(9 pages) 137 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Ideal American. A philosophical essay relating Malcom X's teachings to the average american

th the "noteworthy" American.It is not common that a caucasian person as myself would usually claim Malcolm X as a person I would choose to follow as the ideal American. But using the terms laid out b ... deal American. But using the terms laid out before the reasoning becomes clearer. I do not think of Malcolm X or El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz as the only type of ideal American. He simply possess most of ...

(7 pages) 174 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Additional Scene to Shakespeare's Macbeth. I wrote Act VI, Scene 1, after Shakespeare concludes the play in Act 5.

Characters:Donalbain: Malcolm's brother who early in the play fled to Ireland after his father's (Duncan)death. He is not ... Scotland. Donalbain meets the witches.[Enter alone on horseback with sword and supplies]Donalbain: Malcolm dines tonight as the rightful king,But rightful king that frantic fool is not,Had my father ... double, toil and trouble;25Fire burn and cauldron bubble.First Witch: Sisters, Macbeth be slain and Malcolm crownedThough work was done and we renowned,More trouble comes for the valiant king,Like a w ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

At the end of Macbeth, Malcolm refers to Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as 'this dead butcher...and his fiend-like queen.' To what extent do you agree with this judgement?

At the end of the play, Malcolm, the newly crowned King of Scotland describes Lady Macbeth as a 'fiend-like queen.' To a cer ... one of her and Macbeth's relationship, and she helped convince Macbeth to kill Duncan, I think that Malcolm's condemnation of Lady Macbeth is exaggerated. Malcolm has reason to aim all hatred towards ... ady Macbeth and Macbeth, he has a right as they did plot, and actually kill his father. Yet I think Malcolm was a bit quick to judge Lady Macbeth as a 'juggling fiend', he hadn't seen all that really ...

(5 pages) 239 3 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

4 page thesis paper on malcolm x. why he had become a racist

Malcolm XMalcolm X was an inspirational public speaker and leader. He was also a distinguished campa ... e was considered a nurtured racist. Growing up in a world with racism directed at him all the time, Malcolm X began to direct his own racism at the white man. He decided to change the attitudes of peo ... attitudes of people, making them think it was time for things to change. There are many reasons why Malcolm had these feeling towards whites.One major reason why Malcolm had begun to think the way he ...

(5 pages) 232 4 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Autobiography of Malcom X.

The Autobiography Of Malcolm XAs told by Alex HaleyMalcolm X was an American hero. As the declaration of independence sta ... are created equal.'"' This statement was the foundation of the civil right movements of the 1960's. Malcolm X is a man that promoted a society in which all human beings were equally respected. He beli ... t allowed to sit in the front of the bus, use the same bathrooms, and not admitted to Universities. Malcolm X's cry of justice was believed to be the voice of all blacks behind closed doors. Malcolm X ...

(4 pages) 136 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

In the introduction to Malcolm X's autobiography, M. S. Handler has said: "No man in our time aroused fear and hatred in th ... graphy, M. S. Handler has said: "No man in our time aroused fear and hatred in the white man as did Malcolm, because in him the white man sensed an implacable foe who could not be had for any price-a ... h to its ills, and become an uncompromising champion of his people, is in itself a remarkable feat. Malcolm X went beyond this feat. Though he came from the American ghetto and directed his message to ...

(1 pages) 74 1 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Autobiography of Malcolm X.

The Autobiography of Malcolm X takes us to the journey that Malcolm X had been from the beginning of his life to the end ... aley tells us, he had to surpass a lot of obstacles.This is also the message that Attallah Shabazz, Malcolm's eldest daughter, is trying to send us through the foreword she dedicated to her father. At ... end us through the foreword she dedicated to her father. Attallah wants us to fully comprehend what Malcolm's family has gone through, how they [members of the family] managed to survive those terribl ...

(2 pages) 307 7 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Analysis of Malcolm X's "Ballot or Bullet" speech

Malcolm X Warns, "It Shall Be The Ballot or The Bullet"The 1960s were a time of battle for change. F ... ated and fed up with the oppression with which they were forced to live, influential people such as Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr. started a whirlwind known as the Civil Rights Mov ... King, Jr. started a whirlwind known as the Civil Rights Movement. On Easter Sunday, March 29, 1964, Malcolm X gave a speech warning of "the ballot or the bullet" (3) from the Audubon Ballroom in Washi ...

(5 pages) 28971 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A Critical Evaluation of the Philosophy of Malcolm X

Malcolm X, a self-educated [black] Muslim brought essentially two philosophies to the forefront of t ... and 1960s. After an introduction to the nation of Islam and Elijah Muhammad while in prison, Malcolm developed a philosophy of independence and freedom for the Black race through racial and nat ... Jr. Dr. King's philosophy included non-violent protest and a vision of a raceless society. Although Malcolm's religion was an inherently peaceful one, he believed that if the Negroes were attacked in ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

How To Become a Good Reader

same paste. It takes time and practice to learn these skills. In the story, "Learning How to Read," Malcolm X gives an overview of his past as a hustler, who gained the powerful knowledge of reading. ... e grew up a street hustler and was convicted of robbery in 1946. During his seven months in prison, Malcolm X educated himself and became a disciple of Elijah Muhammed, founder of the nation of Islam. ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay regarding a comparison of tactics used by Malcolm X and by anti-Vietnam war protesters during the 1960's and 1970's.

ng Western civilization has created." With these types of attitudes, militant black leaders such as Malcolm X methods of attempting to gain African Americain equality through whatever means necessary ... y peaceful methods of the anti-Vietnam protests that occurred in the late 1960's. Publications from Malcolm X and other militant leaders show their extreme but perhaps necessary views. Contrastingly t ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Autobiographical Essay on Movie Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm X* Introduction* The Two Authors* Historical and Political Setting* Summary* Malcolm X' Pers ... d Themes of the Book* Structure, Language and Style* Personal Opinion* Used EditionIntroductionWhen Malcolm X was murdered in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem on February 21, 1965, he was world-famous a ... this both hated and loved Afro-American leader's life at first hand. The book "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," which he wrote with the assistance of Alex Haley, was first published in 1965.The Two Au ...

(19 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Civil Rights: "radical" aprroaches in the movement

ghts must be taken. This last approach is the main focus of this essay. Both Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X were dominant figures of their times. Whites, as well as some of the "moderate" black lead ... ent to the prevailing theme of working together with whites, within the system. Both Carmichael and Malcolm X shared similarities and minor differences in each of their philosophies. Most of all, the ...

(8 pages) 74 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Book Report: Shabazz, Malcolm X, "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" New York: Random House, 1964

"The Autobiography of Malcolm X" was written to inform all people about the life ofMalcolm X and his struggles as a black ... ritten to inform all people about the life ofMalcolm X and his struggles as a black man in America. Malcolm X was a great figure inAmerican history. His struggle to unite the black race was well known ... igure inAmerican history. His struggle to unite the black race was well known throughout the world. Malcolm X wanted to make sure his legacy was never forgotten. His book has brought a great amount of ...

(7 pages) 49 1 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Autobiography of Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm X“I’ve had enough of someone else’s propaganda…I’m for truth, no ma ... st and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”- Malcolm X. In a time of much strife, conflict, and inequality, one man stood out in search of truth ... uality for all. As other activists such as Martin Luther King Jr. peacefully staged their protests, Malcolm X looked for immediate resolution, through any means. He is one of the most influential and ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Articulating What a Text Reveals About Its Context: "Learning to Read" by Malcolm X

In “Learning to Read,” Malcolm X, one of the most articulate and powerful leaders of black America during the 1960s, descri ... black America during the 1960s, describes his struggle of self-education while being incarcerated. Malcolm X composed his journey of self-in order to convey the message that the reader should strive ... being educated by the public school system. The author of “Learning to Read” is, simply, Malcolm X. Malcolm X was one of the most eloquent and influential African-American leaders during th ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Assassination of malcolm x

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19. 1925. Growing up in Omaha was very t ... orn Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19. 1925. Growing up in Omaha was very tough for young Malcolm. He was constantly harassed by the white's living in his area. At age six, his father was fo ... ix, his father was found dead, possible murdered. The police report claimed it was an accident, but Malcolm believed that his father was beaten unconscientious the thrown into the railroad tracks only ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith