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  •  Malcolm trashed the March on Washington lol (0+ / 0-)

    called it the FARCE on Washington iirc....

    Yeah. El-Shabazz is one of those guys like Che Guevara where I laugh out loud every time I see a pacifist idolizing them.

    I think about Malcolm a lot when I think about the Syrian rebels. MLK would preach forgiveness. Malcolm tho? He'd be pro-beheading Secret Policemen.


    "See? I'm not a racist! I have a black friend!"

    by TheHalfrican on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 11:55:24 AM PDT

    •  malcolm is very misread, he is a classic (0+ / 0-)

      liberal in the tradition of Jefferson, Locke, etc. There are of course some huge differences around how both endorsed white supremacy, but the idea of manhood rights, citizenship, armed defense against a tyrannical state? spot on.

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