This article looks at processes of name changing, in its politics and means of persuasion with specific audiences and national identity implications. Malcolm X had to change his name to affirm his individual dignity and human well-being, and the USA in the 21st-century, when it becomes a color-majority, white-minority country, must, in order to have the chance to become a multi-racial democracy and jettison white supremacy and white privilege, the United States must change its name, collaboratively.
"Racism, Pedagogy and the Renaming of the USA: Racial Autobiographies and Malcolm X,"
Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice: Vol. 1:
1, Article 4.
Available at: https://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/rpj/vol1/iss1/4