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Malcolm X and His Vision of Racial Justice for African Americans by Charles Lewis Nier III

Malcolm X – Interview At Berkeley University (1963)

Malcolm X, being interviewed by Professor John Leggett and Herman Blake (graduate student) (Dept. of Sociology) at the University of California, Berkeley in October 1963, discusses being a Black Muslim, the conditions of Blacks in this country, their relation with white people, and states the case for Black separatism. Originally recorded October 11, 1963, Presented for Historical reference.

Guilty as Charged: Malcolm X and His Vision of Racial Justice for African Americans Through Utilization of the United Nations International Human Rights Provisions and Institutions

“We declare our right on this earth to be a man, to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of human beings in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.”

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Introduction

In 1959 the image of Malcolm X burst onto white America in a Mike Wallace television documentary entitled: The Hate That Hate Produced.’ The image of Malcolm X which emerged was the personification of black rage. Such a characterization, however, illustrates and perpetuates the misunderstandings that have surrounded Malcolm X in life and death. In order to gain an understanding of him, it is necessary to realize that he was a constantly evolving individual, particularly in terms of his political

ideology. As Malcolm X described it: “[m]y life has always been one of changes.”3 Such evolution has inevitably led to a series of drastically differing interpretations of his legacy. Perhaps the most significant stage of Malcolm X’s ideological evolution occurred…. to read more go to the link below:

https://elibrary.law.psu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1424&context=psilr

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