Thought for the day

"I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, I will stop telling the truth about them"." -- Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952

 

Malcolm X was a controversial but important American civil rights leader during the 1960s who promoted Pan-Africanism and encouraged his followers to fight "by any means necessary" against their oppressors. Malcolm Little faced violence at an early age, as his parents (both activists themselves) were often harassed by white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan and the Black Legion because his Baptist minister father was often raised about civil rights. Used to preach In 1929, with suspicions of being aimed at the Black Legion, his house was burned down, and at the age of six, he had officially courted his father in a streetcar accident, but many people in the community were killed by the Black Legion. was believed to have been committed by murder.