A type of swing dance, the Lindy hop was closely associated with jazz music of the 1920s and 1930s. It was named for Charles Lindbergh, the first man to fly non-stop from New York City to Paris.
The timeline below shows where the term Lindy-hopping appears in The Autobiography of Malcolm X. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...is flooded with entertainers, hustlers, and pimps as everyone competes for white people’s money. The lindy hop , named for Charles Lindbergh’s famous flight to Paris from New York, takes off in... (full context)