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When did black American movements which are much more radical and violent emerge

During the 1960s

1

What seemed irrelevant to blacks living in the poor areas of American cities

M LK and his civil rights successes in the south

2

What was lifelike to the black living in the poor areas of American cities

There was poverty, deprivation and unemployment-These were rife

3

How many black youths were unemployed in Chicago's gettos

About 70%

4

What did poor housing in the ghettos lead to

Violence and crime

5

What percentage of ghetto children finished high school

32%

6

What could you describe the ghettos as

A powder-keg waiting to explode

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In what year was there a clumsy and brutal attempt by police to arrest who?

1965 police attempted to arrest a black drunk driver

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What was the result of the police arrest of black drunk driver

Riots in the watts area of Los Angeles

9

Between 1964 and 1968 how many riots were there and in how many US cities

238 riots in more than 200 cities

10

How many people died in the riots and how did most die

250 deaths many from police shootings

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How much damage was done after the riots ( dollars worth)

Billions of dollars worth

12

What type of campaigners of the SCLC and NAACP not know

The middle-class campaigners new little of the ghetto world

13

Who was working in the ghettos

Black activists

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What happened after 1964 in terms of the CORE (what did they do)

CORE workers rented Freedom houses in northern ghettos, from which they distributed information on education, employment, health and housing

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What happened in 1966 with the SNCC (what did they mount)

They mounted The Atlanta project

A group of SNCC students cleared waste areas, publish newsletter called Nitty-gritty to denounce 'White lies' in the press and persuaded local blacks to vote in elections

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What was the nation of Islam

A black Muslim movement formed in 1930

Nationalists and separatist

Solution to problems of black Americans was returned to Africa or separate American States in South US

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What did it King label the nation of Islam as

A hate group

18

What did NAACP leader Thurgood Marshall call the nation of Islam

A bunch of thugs

19

How many members did the nation of Islam have by 1970

250,000

20

Who were two of the famous members of the nation of Islam

Muhammad Ali-world champion boxer
Malcom X-black activist

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Who was Malcom X

Vigourous and aggressive man who joined nation of Islam while in prison for drug-dealing

22

How did it Malcom X present himself

As the alternative to Dr King

23

What did Malcolm X think of M LK

That he was a fool

24

What did Malcom X argue about white policies in contrast to mlk

White apologies often (Americans with no alternative but violence

Also rejected Kings turn the other cheek nonviolence approach

25

When did Malcom X become famous. (After something)

After 1959 TV documentary, the hate that hate produced

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When was Malcom X suspended from the nation of Islam and why

In 1964 after appearing to welcome the assassination of Pres Kennedy

27

What did Malcolm X do after he was suspended

He renounced the nation of Islam

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When was Malcom X's new York home firebombed

1964

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When was Malcom X assassinated and by who

1965 by a nation of Islam gunman