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Research and create a timeline of Malcolm X and Stokely Carmichael. How important was the
NOI in developing a "Black Consciousness"?

Malcolm X Timeline
May 19, 1925 - Born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska
1940 - Drops out of school at age 15
1946 - Convicted of burglary and sent…

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How significant was the Vietnam war and the draft in politicising Northern Blacks?

Vietnam was America's first conflict which was racially integrated; despite black soldiers fighting in all
of America's previous military encounters. One million black people had served In the Second World
War, and, after returning victorious, the soon…

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A survey produced by Time Magazine illustrated the influence of Black Power; and the growing racial
problems and conflicts in Vietnam and at home. Personal interviews were conducted with 400 black
enlisted men "from Con Thiem to the Delta" providing a measure of the attitude of black men in
Vietnam:…

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Examine and critically evaluate the Black Panther movement with specific reference to the
events of the 1968 Olympics.

The Black Power movement came as a reaction to the supposedly slow progress of Martin Luther
King's peaceful civil rights campaign, and was based around a number of loosely defined principles:

The…

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It inspired other minority groups to follow the black example (eg Native Americans,
Chicanos, who developed 'Red Power' and 'Brown Power')

However:

Black power brought division to the movement
By accepting violence, campaigners undermined King's policy of maintaining the moral high
ground, and lost much of the white sympathy he…

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