Elijah Muhammad rebukes Malcolm X for meeting with Wallace Fard and attests that he is innocent. Two former secretaries brought forth paternity suits against Muhammad.
Muhammad warns Malcolm that others do not like his politics. A friend comes to Malcolm asking for help after he is thrown out of the Black Muslim movement.
Muhammad thinks Malcolm is concentrating too much on the civil rights movement and compares him to Dr. Martin Luther King. The leader of the Black Muslim movement rebukes the friend who came to Malcolm.
Malcolm refuses to show Muhammad his briefcase. Wallace and his friend changed his mind about the leader of the Black Muslim movement. Malcolm capitulates after Muhammad flatters him.
Muhammad decides to take care of the paternity suits himself. Malcolm worries that someone has attempted to poison Muhammad.
Credits: When the Chickens Came Home to Roost: Part 1
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This is a one-hour version of the award-winning 1982 New York stage hit, When The Chickens Came Home To Roost, written by Lawrence Holder and produced by Woodie King, Jr. It stars Denzel Washington and Kirk Kirksey.
Length: 27 minutes
Copyright date: ©1984
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