Quote of the Day: Malcolm X on Revolution

The black nationalist on the importance of land ownership in a true transfer of power.

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Malcolm X

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You can read this quote from the speech “The Black Revolution” (1964), and more quotes by Malcolm X, in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read the quote in its full context here.

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