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2. Who was the leader of the Black Power Movement before Malcolm X's assassination?

  • Martin Luther King
  • Malcolm X
  • Stokely Carmichael
  • Alfred King

3. Malcolm X was a member of the Nation of Islam until what year?

  • 1964
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1963

4. Why did many Black Muslims replace their surname with an X?

  • Because they were illiterate and so couldn't write their surnames.
  • To represent their lost African surname and reject their slave surname.
  • It wasn't a matter of choice; the slaves they descended from had their African surnames removed from them so they no longer knew their real surnames.
  • As a way of rejecting the white system and white ways of doing things.

5. The Nation of Islam/ Black Muslims was not only an alternative belief, but also represented an alternative society. It founded ... and ... in the USA to...

  • It founded mosques and schools in the USA to teach the faith and educate its members.
  • It founded mosques and religious centres in the USA to teach the faith and give members a moral education.
  • It founded schools and training camps in the USA to educate members and train them in protest tactics.


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