Let's face the facts: this is the current situation of the world and it wasn't so different fifty years ago either. Racial discrimination was of course worse back then, with the whole segregation of skin color from bathrooms, water fountains, to bus seats. But Malcolm X' thoughts and speeches are still very applicable for this time period.
When he got out of prison, he started to preach about racial discrimination and black supremacy. Let me tell you, this is not a good thing. Black supremacy is practically like white supremacy. Malcolm X was against the integration of African Americans because he believed that they were the superior race. He believed they were to dominate the country. In the video below, he explains that "by any means necessary", including violence.
"And in a short time, they have gained more independence, more recognition, more respect as human beings than you and I have.
And you and I live in a country which is supposed to be the citadel of education, freedom, justice, democracy, and all of those other pretty-sounding words."
But why choose Malcolm X instead of Martin Luther King Jr. if he were to have so much flaws? If he was a violent man who believed that there should be the loss of freedom to gain freedom? Because in the end, he did something many of us humans could do. In a conversation just two days before his assassination he tells to his African American brother,
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