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					   Who do you prefer? (12)
• In 2-3 sentences please explain
  who you like better Martin Luther
  King, Jr. or Malcolm X? Give me
  at least 2 specific REASONS
  WHY!!!!
         PG. 12 Continued
• Read aloud and notes on 23. 3
• De facto
  segregation:
  segregation that
  exists by practice
  and custom
• De jure segregation:
  segregation by law
• De facto segregation
  is harder to fight
• White flight to
  suburbs
• 30,000 African
  Americans to City
  Hall
• End de facto
  segregation
• Whites throw rocks
• Harlem
• Watts, Los Angeles
  –Thirty-four people
   killed
  –Millions of dollars of
   property destroyed
• “If you think we are
  here to tell you to
  love the white man,
  you have come to the
  wrong place”
• Self-defense
• Nation Islam
• Blacks should
  separate from white
  society
• Pilgrimage to Mecca
• “I have prayed … with
  fellow Muslims whose
  eyes were the bluest of
  blue, whose hair was the
  blondest of blond, and
  whose skin was the
  whitest of white.”
• New view on whites
• LET US TRY THE BALLOT
• Split with Black
  Muslims
• Shot and killed
  while giving
  speech in Harlem
• 1965
• Black Panthers
• Fight police brutality in the
  ghetto
• Upset that an unfair number
  of blacks were drafted to
  serve in Vietnam
• Self-defense
• Created free medical clinics,
  assistance to homeless,
  daycare centers
• Killed in 1968 in
  Memphis
• James Earl Ray
• Worst urban rioting
  in United States
  History
• Affirmative Action:
  equalize education
  and job
  opportunities
• Ended de jure
  segregation
• Civil Rights Act of
  1968: ended
  discrimination in
  housing
• African Americans
  holding political
  office grew

				
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