Malcolm X Quotes (Author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X)
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In he was arrested for larceny and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, but was granted parole after serving seven years. During that time, Malcolm embraced the ideology of black nationalism. Charismatic and a naturally gifted orator, Malcolm became an influential leader of the Nation of Islam, but decided to get out after his mentor, the leader of NOI, had deeply disappointed him by violating many of his own teachings. Sadly, not long after his epiphany, he was assassinated. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time. Before it was for and by the guidance of Elijah Muhammad.
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We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity. If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing. One of the first things I think young people, especially nowadays, should learn is how to see for yourself and listen for yourself and think for yourself. Then you can come to an intelligent decision for yourself. If you form the habit of going by what you hear others say about someone, or going by what others think about someone, instead of searching that thing out for yourself and seeing for yourself, you will be walking west when you think you're going east, and you will be walking east when you think you're going west.
Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. Many have called him one of the greatest, most influential African Americans in history. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. If it is wrong to be violent defending black women and black children and black babies and black men, then it is wrong for America to draft us, and make us violent abroad in defense of her. And if it is right for America to draft us, and teach us how to be violent in defense of her, then it is right for you and me to do whatever is necessary to defend our own people right here in this country. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. In fact, I am against every form of racism and segregation, every form of discrimination.