The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
I'm sorry to say that the subject I most disliked was mathematics. I have thought about it. I think the reason was that mathematics leaves no room for argument. If you made a mistake, that was all there was to it.
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
The political philosophy of black nationalism means that the black man should control the politics and the politicians in his own community; no more.
My Alma mater was books, a good library . . . . I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.
Early in life I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
We are not fighting for integration, nor are we fighting for separation. We are fighting for recognition as human beings. We are fighting for . . . human rights.
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