“In any organization, someone must be the boss. If it’s even just one person, you’ve got to be the boss of yourself.” -Malcolm X
“There is no more tragic a figure than that of a physician who correctly diagnosed a disease nut is unable to persuade the people to accept his cure. So it was for Malcolm X.” -From, “To Kill A Black Man” By: Louis Lomax
On February 14, 1965, Malcolm X made his last public speech. This speech was made after his house was firebombed and a week before he was assassinated.
“Our people have to be made to see that anytime you take your dollar out of your community and spend it in a community where you don’t live, the community where you live will get poorer and poorer and the community where you spend will get richer and richer. Then you wonder why where you live is always a slum area.” -Malcolm X
“Afro-Americans will be free to create only when they can depend on the Afro-American community for support, and Afro-American artists must realize that they depend on the Afro-American community for inspiration.” -Malcolm X