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Close Reading: Malcolm X

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  • The next text you will examine comes from Malcolm X. Again, below you will find a little background on the author before we look at a primary source from him so that we can see what might influence his perspective.

    Watch the secondary source video to get some background information.



    Read through the primary source below where Malcolm X discusses certain topics. Scroll to read through it all.

    It is attached as well if you wish to download it.

    Read closely and write down notes (or download and mark directly on the text) any figurative, connotative, and technical words that help you understand what Malcolm X is saying regarding his perspective about power. Use your notes and the text to complete the assignment that follows.