Quote of the Day: Malcolm X on Anger

The civil rights leader on the emotion that truly motivates people to enact change.

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Malcolm X

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Read this quote from his speech at the Harlem rally for Fannie Lou Hamer (1964), and additional quotes by Malcolm X, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations.

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