Malcolm X Human Rights Activist During The Civil Rights Movement

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  1. Lon Tanner

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    This was a long but interesting film on Netflix. I remember watching Malcolm X on TV and loathed his rhetoric.
    His ministry under the direction of Elijah Muhmmad never really helped the black community and in most cases made it worse. The film was produced & directed by Spike Lee and received Oscar nominations.
     
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    I watched it some years ago. Very well done and interesting movie, but I bet a lot of it had a fabricated slant to it. People who stir up hate in people, never solve anything. They just make it all worse.
     
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    The best thing about that movie was Denzel Washington. Sigh.
     
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    I saw a movie on Malcolm and Martin and their wives, this 'was' a great movie regarding 2 great men, one misguided in his efforts,
    but nevertheless - times were hard
     
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    I think I saw that film. But now I have cancelled Netflix.
     
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    So did my son, Bill and I was baffled. But, he's adamant.
     
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