Brothers and sisters, friends and enemies: I just can't believe that everyone in here is a friend and I don't want to leave anybody out.
Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.
Source: Speech, Black Revolution, New York, 1964
Truth is on the side of the oppressed.
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
Let's cool it brothers . . . Spoken to his assassins, three men who stabbed him 16 times.
You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or says it.
Power never takes a step back - only in the face of more power.
Speaking like this doesn't mean we are anti-white, but it does mean we're anti-exploitation, we're anti-degradation, we're anti-oppression.
Source: Speech, The Ballot or the Bullet, 1964
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