Malcolm x by no means necessary

So what we have to have is a program of political education to show them what they can get if they take political action that's intelligently directed. This book provides a little more illumination and should be read. It teaches you to respect everybody, and treat everybody right.

We don't care how backward it may sound. As time has gone on, I've tried to learn more about Malcolm X, though it's been spotty at best until now. We actually believed that God, in Detroit by the way, that God had taught him and all of that.

And you bear the scars of the same kind of colonization and oppression not on your body, but in your brain, in your heart, in your soul, right now. He had those people so scared they had to kill him. Culture is an indispensable weapon in the freedom struggle.

Central America is America. Not too much difference. But most of them are. Set up some kind of cultural program that will really emphasize the dormant talent of black people. The interests in this country are in cahoots with the interests in France and the interests in Britain.

When he was just 4 years old, his family home burned down, the fire presumably having been set by Black Legion racists. Witnesses were able to identify the shooters as Nation of Islam members, and all three were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

And you run around here getting ready to get drafted and go someplace and defend it. III— Education "Education is an important element in the struggle for human rights.

So the Nation of Islam was anti-integration. They don't ever need to come among us and change our attitude. With all the police in Harlem, there is too much crime, too much drug addiction, too much alcoholism, too much prostitution, too much gambling.

They know how to do that.

By any means necessary: Malcolm X’s controversial struggle for black freedom

Perhaps for the first time in his life, Malcolm began considering that peace and mutual respect was possible and racial tensions could eventually be overcome.

The only thing I've ever said is that in areas where the government has proven itself either unwilling or unable to defend the lives and the property of Negroes, it's time for Negroes to defend themselves. And once they get into trouble, because they have no one to look out for them, they're put in some of these homes where others who are experienced at getting in trouble are.

And here in this country, it has been my own observation that when you get into a conversation on racism and discrimination and segregation, you will find young people more incensed over it - they feel more filled with an urge to eliminate it. Last week I told you that it would cost a dollar to join it.

If you have a club, I must have a club.

By any means necessary

As such, Louise and Earl educated their children in the spirit of black pride and self-reliance. And the black masses in America were--and still are--having a nightmare. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or who says it. But the textbooks tell our children nothing about the great contributions of Afro Americans to the growth and development of this country.

Why, they shouldn't have to call on the federal government — that's a drag. Ninety years ago today, on May 19,Malcolm X was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He would go on to become one of the most influential political figures of the 20th century.

We hear Malcolm X in his words speaking in — half a year before his assassination —. May 10,  · Malik Shabazz aka Malcolm X addressing a large group of so-called negroes in Harlem.

(June ) He discusses the creation of the Organization for Afro Ameri. Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers In this highly praised, award-winning biography, Walter Dean Myers portrays Malcolm X as prophet, dealer, convict, troublemaker, revolutionary, and voice of black militancy/5(9).

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary [Walter Dean Myers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Profiles the late African American leader, providing a startling picture of the life of the controversial and important historical figure.

Reprint/5(65). () Malcolm X’s Speech at the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity. he decided to form the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU). Malcolm X, By Any Means Necessary: Speeches, Interviews, and a Letter by Malcolm X.

On June 28, Malcolm X spoke at the founding rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity in New York. He called for freedom, justice, and equality “by any means necessary.

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Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers