"Policies change, and programs change, according to time.
But objective never changes. You might change your method of achieving the
objective, but the objective never changes. Our objective is complete freedom, complete
justice, complete equality, by any means necessary."--Malcolm X, December 20,
1964Malcolm X Speaks
collects the major late speeches of one of the most important leaders of our time, a man who was not only a champion of Black liberation and empowerment but also one of the greatest orators of the twentieth century. This long-celebrated book of Malcolm X's speeches from 1963 to 1965 is a testament to the enduring power of his extraordinary words. These speeches show his changing attitudes to the Nation of Islam, questions of segregation and integration, and the development of productive alliances with other groups in the battle for liberation. Now reissued with an introduction by the National Book Award-winning author of How to Be an Antiracist
and Stamped from the Beginning
Ibram X. Kendi, this edition of Malcolm X Speaks
is a more-essential-than-ever volume in the literature of Black power.