A splinter group of the Klan, the Black Legion operated throughout the Midwest during the Great Depression.
Black Legion Term Timeline in The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The timeline below shows where the term Black Legion appears in The Autobiography of Malcolm X. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1: Nightmare
...one day. However, his spreading of Marcus Garvey’s beliefs attracts the negative attention of the Black Legion , a splinter group of the Ku Klux Klan. One night in 1929, which Malcolm... (full context)