March 9

Response to “Learning to Read” Malcolm X and Alex Haley

San Quentin Testimonies

As you view the video above, consider the similarities between their experiences and Malcolm X’s experience. Then, respond to the following question.

List at least two commonalities between the prisoners and Malcolm X and provide your opinion of their significance to American society. Did the prisoners or Malcolm X reveal insights that we should consider more closely as a country? Explain and be specific.