Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Early Life of Malcolm X

The Early Life of Malcolm X

University of Texas history professor Peniel Joseph discussed the early life of Malcolm X and how that impacted his beliefs and leadership skills.

Description

University of Texas history professor Peniel Joseph discussed the early life of Malcolm X and how that impacted his beliefs and leadership skills.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the political beliefs of Malcolm X’s parents.
  • How did family tragedies shape Malcolm X’s early life?
  • In what ways did prison change Malcolm X’s life?
  • How did Malcolm X’s early life and family background contribute to his beliefs and leadership?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Black Nationalism
    • Elijah Mohammed
    • Institutionalized
    • Malcolm X
    • Marcus Garvey
    • Parole
    • Polyglot
    • Universal Negro Improvement Association
    • Voracious

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity