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Malcolm X (American Biographies)

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"Malcolm X (American Biographies)" delves into the compelling life of one of the most influential African-American leaders, Malcolm X. Published on August 1, 2012, this biography unfolds Malcolm X's journey from a tumultuous childhood through his engagement in criminal activities and subsequent imprisonment. It was during his time in prison that Malcolm X turned to the teachings of the Nation of Islam, a pivot that reshaped his path towards advocating for racial justice and criminal justice reform. However, his later disillusionment with the organization and his tragic assassination in 1965 mark critical points of reflection on activism and societal change. Ideal for elementary school readers, this book not only traces the personal evolution of Malcolm X but also serves as an educational tool that introduces young minds to complex themes of inequality, transformation, and resilience in the face of adversity. Readers are invited to explore how one individual's life and choices can echo through the annals of history and inspire ongoing dialogue and action in the realms of racial and criminal justice.
Published by Heinemann/Raintree on August 1, 2012
48 pages
ISBN: 9781432964672
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Criminal Justice Reform and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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