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Five Chapters of, “What if Martin Were Assassinated Before Malcolm?”

Because of how the days fell, I published five chapters or What if Martin Was Assassinated Before Malcolm? I met every goal of having each new chapter out by Monday. I don’t yet feel how many chapters this will be? As I research, I’m uncovering a lot of history I’m compelled to include. While this is a work of fiction, It took until Chapter 5 to diverge from the timeline, and I’ve now hit unexplored territory. Although Chapter 6 has now been published in December, I am putting it in this newsletter as a bonus. Though this series isn’t getting the readership, I hoped for, like the saying, “Dance as if nobody’s watching,” I plan to keep writing as if nobody’s reading, writing for myself until completion.

Chapter One: The FBI

Chapter Two: The Significance of Birmingham

Chapter Three: Malcolm’s Journey to Selma

Chapter Four: Panic at the FBI

Chapter Five: The Response to Jimmie Lee Jackson

Chapter Six: Riots in the Streets

I immensely enjoyed a story by Alison Gaines, who wrote, “How a Free Breakfast Became the U.S. Biggest Threat. I praise all the writers who write about Black history, especially outside of February which is designated Black History Month. Take care all!

William Spivey


Black History 365




Stories in this publication will focus on Black History and a little White History that has been distorted. We’ll focus on people and policies and the impact they continue to have on America today.

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