What events/experiences shaped the perspective on race relations held by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X?.
What events/experiences shaped the perspective on race relations held by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X? What were the goals of each of these men, and what strategies and tactics did they support for achieving these goals?
In what ways were King and Malcolm X in opposition to one another? In what ways were their ideas or actions in alignment? Be sure to focus on specifics in analyzing their views on topics such as, but not limited to, religion, integration v. separation, economics, etc.
Did King or Malcolm X have a greater impact on the struggle over civil rights, or did they have an equal impact? Has our understanding of these men changed over time, and which one seems most influential today? Defend your position, and feel free to draw connections to present-day events if you wish.