Malcolm X: Get To Know The Civil Rights Activist

by Ebony Joy Wilkins

MALCOLM X: GET TO KNOW THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST by Ebony Joy Wilkins

Malcolm X is known as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. He faced racism, spent time in prison, became a minister, joined the Nation of Islam, left, took a pilgrimage to Mecca, traveled the world, and became a public figure before his assassination. Explore how his words shaped the civil rights movement and the people who called him a leader.

MALCOLM X: GET TO KNOW THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST by Ebony Joy Wilkins

Malcolm X is known as a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. He faced racism, spent time in prison, became a minister, joined the Nation of Islam, left, took a pilgrimage to Mecca, traveled the world, and became a public figure before his assassination. Explore how his words shaped the civil rights movement and the people who called him a leader.

Discussion questions about the book

1. Malcolm X was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. As an activist, how would you get involved in your community? What cause(s) would you support, and why?
2. Malcolm X had a tough upbringing with lots of obstacles in his way. If you had a similar upbringing, how would you survive? If you could choose someone to help along the way, who would you choose, and why?
3. Malcolm X traveled to Mecca to pray and seek greater knowledge. Where would you travel to learn about the world and about your place in the world? Why would you choose that place?
4. Malcolm X was a leader. Are you a leader among your friends? If so, how do you lead? What are some of the ways you are a good example for your friends?
5. What is one thing you learned about Malcolm X that you didn’t know before reading MALCOLM X: GET TO KNOW THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST?

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