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2. Why did Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam refuse to work with white politicians?

  • They saw them as the enemy.
  • They felt they were plotting against them.
  • Their ways of working were too different to try and collaborate.

3. 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 schools and training camps in the USA to educate members and train them in protest tactics.
  • 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.

4. In the mid-1960s Malcolm X was beginning to moderate his stance. Why did he convert to mainstream Islam and begin to talk in terms of a brotherhood of black and white?

  • After a pilgrimage to Mecca.
  • After a near-death experience.
  • After a vision he had.
  • After a conversation with Martin Luther King.

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

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

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