As a student of black history, black leadership and the black struggle I was inspired to ask my own questions to great men and women who have demonstrated a level of consciousness in their leadership, and who, as Lamar says "we asked for and then left for dead."
Further Reading and Acknowledgments
The material used comes from public interviews and speeches made by Malcolm X. Gratitude to:
- Malcolm X's official website and
- Brother Malcolm Research Portal .
Both are great resources for information about Malcolm X.
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X, by Alex Haley &
- By Any Means Necessary Malcolm X: Real, Not Reinvented, edited by Herb Boyd et al.
Just two of the many books written on Malcolm X.
image of Malcolm X: Ed Ford, World Telegram staff photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons