17 Apr 2011

Malcolm X no sell out!




'They take one little word out of what you say
Ignore all the rest
And then begin to magnify it all over the world
To make you look like what you actually aren't.'



This is a bit 1980s poptastic but still fabulous.

Like Malcolm X, I mean he was fablulous not poptastic....

He evolved amazingly politically from Nation of Islam to an appreciation of Islam and to socialist politics that went beyond race.

Like so many 1960s leaders he died in a hail of bullets.

Still worth reading, very sharp thinker and shows that political awareness moves and is not fixed.

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