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MALCOLM X We Didn't Land On Plymouth Rock March 29, 1964

MALCOLM X  We Didn't Land On Plymouth Rock March 29, 1964
we are African and we happen to be in America we're now American we are people who formerly were Africans who were kidnapped and brought to America we our forefathers weren't the pilgrims we

didn

't

land

on

Plymouth

Rock

the rack was

land

ed on us we were brought here against our will we were not brought here to be made citizens we were not brought here to enjoy the constitutional gifts that they speak so beautifully about today because we weren't brought here to be made citizens
malcolm x we didn t land on plymouth rock march 29 1964
today now that we've become awakened to some degree and we begin to ask for those things which they say are supposedly for Americans they look upon us with hostility and unfriendliness if you're interested in freedom you need some judo you need some karate you need all the things that will help you fight for freedom nationalism is the wave of the present then the future it is nationalism that's bringing freedom to for people all over the world that it was nationalism that brought
freedom to the Algerians there was nationalism that brought freedom to the Nigerians and to the ghanaians it was nationalism that brought freedom to the people of Uganda and Tanganyika and Sudan and family'll and the Africans

didn

't get it by sitting in they

didn

't get it by wading in they

didn

't get it by singing we shall overcome they got it - nationalism and and you and I will get it through nationalism what is it what is it that makes it difficult for the philosophy of
malcolm x we didn t land on plymouth rock march 29 1964
nationalism to spread among the so-called Negroes number one they think they have a state in America they think they have an investment in this country which we do we invested three hundred and ten years of slave labor three hundred and ten years everyday of which your and my mother and father worked for nothing not eight hours a day there was no Union in that day they worked from sunup until sundown from kids see in the morning until can't see at night they never had a day off and on
suddenly they were allowed to sit down and sing about when they died there wouldn't be slaves no more when they died they wouldn't be slaves no more they'd go up in the sky and every day would be suddenly that's a shame and it is that three hundred and ten years of slave labor that went in that was my in your contribution into this particular economy and political system they can give us the back pay let's join in if it's what the Negro wants let's join in let's
malcolm x we didn t land on plymouth rock march 29 1964
show him how to struggle let's show him how to fight that show him how to bring about a real revolution let's make him stop Giant you don't need a debate you don't need a filibuster you need some action