Essays Tagged: "Elijah Muhammad"

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

although he gave in after he had suffered too much. After this he met up with a man who worked for Elijah Mohammad a Muslim preacher. The man completely brain washed Malcolm into thinking that the wh ...

(5 pages) 232 4 4.6 Dec/2002

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

Autobiography of Malcom X.

roup, and changed his name to Malcolm X. He was in close communication with the Black Muslim leader Elijah Muhammad. After his release from prison he began to work for Elijah Muhammad spreading the wo ... Malcolm never claimed anything he said to be his own thought, he gave all the credit to his leader, Elijah Muhammad. As his popularity grew a power struggle was created.It was rumored that other Natio ...

(4 pages) 136 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Malcolm X: A Color Struggle

CONTENTSI. INTRODUCTIONII. CHILDHOODIII. CRIMINAL YEARSIV. CONVERSION TO MUSLIMV. INFLUENCE OF ELIJAH MUHAMMADVI. MECCAVII. THE ASSASSINATIONVIII. CONCLUSIONIt has been nearly 35 years since the ... way, his or his family's life. He was urged by his family to accept the teachings of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad, who they described to him as the Messenger of Allah. Malcolm wrote to Elijah Muhamm ...

(17 pages) 118 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Malcolm x and his role in racial eqality

of time he tripled the membership of the temple in which he was a member, and received praise from Elijah Muhammad. Muhammad was very interested in the potential of Malcolm X, and Malcolm worshiped h ... if your glass of water was dirty. Malcolm went on for the next few years spreading the teachings of Elijah Muhammad and recruiting, 'fishing' as they called it, to encourage blacks to join the Nation ...

(6 pages) 76 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Critical Evaluation of the Philosophy of Malcolm X

vil rights movement of the 1950s 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 ... ashington and Marcus Garvey. After a split from the so-called Black Muslim groups, headed by Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm embarked on his pilgrimage to Mecca--the Hajj. On his Hajj, Malcolm, or El- ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Autobiographical Essay on Movie Malcolm X

ife story for publication. After some thoughts and the agreement of Malcolm X' spiritual leader, Mr Elijah Muhammad, he accepted under the condition that all money would go to Mr Muhammad's organisati ... and its enormous popularity.The leader of the movement was the self-nominated "Messenger of Allah", Elijah Muhammad. But the man who made the radical group popular was his minister Malcolm X. He gathe ...

(19 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Legacy of Malcolm X

n prison. While he was in prison, Malcolm was introduced to Islam by a Black Muslim sect, headed by Elijah Muhammad, and was quickly converted. Following his parole in 1952, he soon became an outspoke ... on as a case of "chickens coming home to roost," he was suspended from the Black Muslim movement by Elijah Muhammad . Malcolm X formed his own organizations, the Organization of Afro-American U ...

(2 pages) 34 1 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Malcolm x

as contradicting to true Islam, and it did not have Godly wisdom. He got killed because he rejected Elijah Mohammad's claim to prophet hood. He once said "Whites can help us but can't join us. There c ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Do you agree that "being religious in itself is not a necessary qualification for a student of religion?"

and ended up in prison. It was here where he began studying religion and he became acquainted with Elijah Muhammad's Black Muslim sect. His initial intention of joining was to get a parole, however a ... e became an outspoken member of the Black Muslim. His life tragically ended as he spoke out against Elijah Muhammad as he found out that his teachings were not that of a true Muslim. Here we see how a ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Life of Malcolm X.

ist named Yakub gone wrong.Malcolm diligently studied the teachings of the Nation of Islam's leader Elijah Muhammad. His sister Ella helped to transfer him to the lower-security prison colony in Norfo ... Norfolk, Massachusetts where he became an avid reader and found justification for the teachings of Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam in history and philosophy. He participated in the colony's w ...

(12 pages) 34 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Malcolm x

ing his period in prison he learned about and joined the Nation of Islam, studying the teachings of Elijah Muhammed fully. He was released, a changed man, in 1952.The Nation of IslamUpon his release, ... ase, Malcolm went to Detroit, joined the daily activities of the sect, and was given instruction by Elijah Muhammad himself. Malcolm's personal commitment helped build the organization nation-wide, wh ...

(5 pages) 64 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

f your faith into someone who calls themselves a prophet of God. Malcolm put all his faith into Mr. Elijah Muhammad, but he turned out to be a fake prophet. In the end of the book we see that Malcolm ... way for black men. During the tenth and eleventh chapter Malcolm writes to the Islamic prophet Mr. Elijah Muhammad. He learns a lot about the Nation of Islam and also decides to turn his life in the ...

(7 pages) 49 1 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


religion of the Nation of Islam, also known as the black Muslims. This nation is led in the U.S. by Elijah Muhammad, which combines the world religion of Islam with the belief in the superiority of th ... s! Oh, yes! Now just bear with me, listen to the teachings of the Messenger of Allah, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad Now just think of this. The blond-haired, blue-eyed white man has taught you and me ...

(11 pages) 68 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Malcolm X Respose

as his quest for knowledge about Islam religion that provoked his self-teachings. He would write to Elijah Muhammad with his questions but could never find the right way to say it. While in jail he st ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Malcolm X

t of prison, that really got Malcolm's attention. He began to study and understand the teachings of Elijah Muhammad. He started writing more and he found himself to be literate. Elijah Muhamma ... olm began copying the words from the dictionary. He spent most of his waking moments studying about Elijah Muhammad. He started to believe that he was not in rehab but that he was free. Sometimes as h ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Malcolm X

. His footsteps are those that I follow. His heartbeat is that which I hear. For like the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and before him, Master Fard, he was chosen to raise my people from the depths by wh ...

(2 pages) 427 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Assassination of malcolm x

ards white people and other races. His success at the Nation of Islam was so great that the leader, Elijah Muhammad, disliked him and became threatened by Malcolm's sudden rise to power. In fact, Elij ... , he formed his own organization, the Organization of Afro American Unity. He began it to take away Elijah Muhammad's power and to bring Nation of Islam members into his new organization. With this te ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Malcolm X

erving 10 years for burglary. In prison, Malcolm's life changed. He began communicating with Elijah Muhammad of the Nation of Islam(NOI). Elijah Muhammad taught black supremacy. He taught that ... Malcolm was serving a prison sentence for armed robbery when he was contacted by his brother about Elijah Muhammad. Muhammad began writing Malcolm letters about his teachings. Muhammad taught Malcolm ...

(8 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Malcolm X

am gained him national attention through the media, and soon his fame surpassed that of his mentor, Elijah Muhammad. His faith in the Nation of Islam was shaken in the 1960s when he learned that Elija ... tions with the Nation of Islam, already unstable at this time, came to a head in 1964. He denounced Elijah Muhammad, left the Nation of Islam and founded a new organization called the Muslim Mosque. A ...

(4 pages) 39 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Muhammad Ali

y great man has his influence, and Cassius had a few. Clay was strongly influenced by Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad (Hauser, "Muhammad Ali"). These men helped to sculpt a man of violence into a tamed ... ciety, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary." Elijah Muhammad was an equal contributor to Clay, as he taught him the importance of self-preservati ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies