Malcolm X on John Brown

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  1. March 9, 2017

    […] On the question of who is and who isn’t ‘down’, Malcolm X has useful insights once again. Early in his career Malcolm was pretty unequivocal in his attacks on ‘so-called negro leaders’ and their ‘progressive liberal bosses’, so reporters would take him to task demanding to know if he could name at least one white that had helped blacks in a meaningful way. “Lincoln? Truman? Kennedy??” – their list of names would go on and on. Malcolm would consider them all then say, “I can think of someone. John Brown.” […]

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