The purpose of this scenario discussion is to introduce students to some of the ideas and motivations of both Martin Luther King and Malcolm X Shabazz, and how their ideas were similar and how they may have differed.
For this discussion, review your readings and sources for unit 13 and read the following scenario.
American Yawp: The Sixties
Scenario: Sam, Pam, and Amy are students in Professor Green’s American history course discussing the modern civil rights movement. Professor Green asks the students what they know about the ideas and motivations of Malcolm X Shabazz and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Participating in the course discussions is an important part of your final grade. In your discussions, you cannot simply reply to someone’s posting with “ditto” or “I agree with you”. You must answer the question(s) asked in a minimum of two paragraphs and a maximum of three paragraphs. Your responses should also quote and cite the material you have read in the class so far; you may also do outside research. Use the
Purdue OWL Chicago Style guide
for help with the correct citation style for your quotes.