Malcolm X Talks To Young People

Malcolm X Talks To Young People


Contains speeches by Malcolm X during his 1964-65 tour of Africa & Britain. They reflect how his political views were evolving following his break with the Nation of Islam. Most have never before appeared in print. The collection highlights Malcolm X's role as a leader of the worldwide movement against racism & colonialism, with speeches to students at Oxford University & the London School of Economics in Britain, & at the University of Ghana. Central to the speeches is Malcolm X's campaign against U.S. intervention in the Congo (now Zaire) in central Africa & in Vietnam."I am not an American," Malcolm X declared to students in Ghana. "I...come to this meeting as one of the victims of America." Includes one of the last interviews Malcolm X gave. In it he discusses the role of young people in liberation struggles. Addressing the "young generation of whites, blacks, browns," he pledged to "join in with anyone, I don't care what color you are, as long as you want to change this miserable condition that exists on this earth." Includes eight pages of photos of Malcolm X, some previously unpublished.

By Malcolm X

Published by Pathfinder Books

ISBN 9780873489621

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