Thought for the day

"I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a "person-oriented" society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism and militarism are incapable of being conquered." -- Martin Luther King 

 

Malcolm X was a controversial but important American civil rights leader during the 1960s who promoted Pan-Africanism and encouraged his followers to fight "by any means necessary" against their oppressors. Malcolm Little faced violence at an early age, as his parents (both activists themselves) were often harassed by white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan and the Black Legion because his Baptist minister father was often raised about civil rights. Used to preach In 1929, with suspicions of being aimed at the Black Legion, his house was burned down, and at the age of six, he had officially courted his father in a streetcar accident, but many people in the community were killed by the Black Legion. was believed to have been committed by murder.