Lesson Nine: Martin Luther King, Jr. or Malcolm X: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Lesson Plan:

Students work in groups of four to read and analyze different historical documents related to activist group activities and use the evidence they gather to compare and contrast the actions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.
Lesson 9: MLK, Jr. and Malcolm X (PDF)

Teacher Resources:

Teacher Resource 9.A: Malcolm X Speech (PDF)

Student Handouts:

9.1; Historical Inquiry Form (PDF)
9.2: Evidence Document A (PDF)
9.3: Evidence Document B (PDF)
9.4: Evidence Document C (PDF)
9.5: Evidence Document D (PDF)
9.6: Evidence Document E (PDF)

Lesson Websites:

Audio clip of "The Black Revolution Requires Bloodshed:" http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/malcolm-x/revolution-bloodshed.mp3

Additional Lesson Resources:

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