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  • 02:02

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    Tonight we continue with chapter 2 of MALCOLM X THE MAN AND HIS TIMES, The Myths about Malcolm X.


    "We have a great tendency to turn our leaders over to somebody else.  Who is the custodian of Malcolm’s tradition? Who is the custodian? But we aren’t acting like it.  You know who the custodian is, don’t you?  —there he sits, right there. If Mr. Breitman stopped writing, nobody would write anything.  And he’s doing it in terms of what he believes is a proper interpretation.  If we want to preserve our heroes, we have to become the custodians of that tradition.  Who is the custodian of DuBois?  Black people? No, we don’t have one thing that he wrote.  The Communist Party has it, and they will let us read what they want us to read.  

  • 01:58

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    Tonight we will continue our book on Malcolm X THE MAN AND HIS TIMES, edited by Dr. John Henrik Clarke. Essay number two is wiritten by a fellow clergyman.  "Certainly Brother Malcolm wanted to relate our struggle, the struggle of black people in America, to the struggle of black people everywhere.  I say to the struggle of black people everywhere, because that is a struggle that he understood, that I understand, and that you understand.,   I am not talking about relating it to the struggle of oppressed people everywhere, but relating it to the struggle of BLACK people everywhere.  But he expected little help from the Africans and the African nations.  Malcolm wasn’t running around Africa thinking that the African nations were going to free us.  Malcolm wasn’t that kind of an idiotic idealist.  He went to our black brothers because they were our bothers.  He talked to them about our problems, and we are as concerned about their problems as we want them to be about our problems.  But he didn’t go to Africa expecting them to free us. Sometimes we forget that, and we sit around waiting for somebody in Africa to send somebody over here to free us— “like Malcolm said they were going to.”  He never said it and they were never going to do it.  If you are going to be free, you are going to free yourself, and that is what Malcolm told us.  The African nations can’t free us, they can’t save us.  They couldn’t even sabe Lumumba in Africa, they couldn’t save the black people of Rhodesia; they couldn’t free black people of South Africa. The why should we sit here in our own brutality, waiting for some mysterious transformation when back armies from Africa are coming over here and free us?  They could use some black armies from over here to free them." Myths about Malcolm X by Reverand Albert Cleage Feb. 24, 1967

  • 01:59

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    MYTHS ABOUT MALCOLM X by, Reverend Albert Cleave
    SPEECH DELIVERED IN DETROIT FEBRUARY 24, 1967


    "I am not a Marxist  I don't pretend to be, I don't even preTend to know anything about it. I am a black man in a world dominated by white oppression, and that is my total philosophy.  I would like to get rid of that impression, and that is my total objective.  Son I bring to this occasion rather a simple approach personal reflections on the significance of Malcolm X.
    I can remember a number of occasions when I talked to him, when I was with him, when I was with him, when I spoke on platforms with him; and so I am not indebted to printed material for my impression of Malcolm X .  I remember the last time he was in the city --not so much the speech, which was not one of his best by any means; it reflected, I think, much of the tension that he was under so much pressure .t
    Hat he was under, much of the confusion, the constant living on the brink of violence.  But I can remember him backstage, in the Gold room, I think they call it, of Ford Auditorium. Recently he had suffered smoke inhalation, the doctor had given him an injection, when trying to sleep, he was irritable.  But he was there because he had promised to be there, because he thought some people were concerned about what he had to say."

  • 01:59

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    “The assassination of Malcolm X upset a good part of the American public. We were upset, and we tend to remain a bit on edge, not because Malcolm was a martyr to the cause of civil rights or because of any inherent contributions. he may have made to the solution of our race problems, but because he was the no compromising symbol of resistance and the spokesman for the non-nonviolent “black man” in America.  We were uneasy because the murder of Malcolm X could have set off a Chinese type “tong war” within the black nationalist factions striving for leadership of the masses in the Harlem’s of America


    We were aghast and dismayed by the 1964 Summer riots, by the looting and the wanton destruction of property, but the riots were not organized and led by any recognized leader, and they were riots against property  rather than against people.  They expressed the resentment and the hatred of the frustrated, pinned up Harlem lower class, but there were few instances of attacks against the human objects of this furry, which included the Negro middle class no less than the hated Jew and the “blue-eyed devils” whose commercial presence in Harlem is exasperatingly ubiquitous and so bitterly resented.”

  • 01:58

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    As we know and have read Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. met at the halls of the legislature. For the Civil Rights Bill more than 50 years ago, the vote on the Floor of The Senate and the House. Today I visited theses two same halls one directly across from the other. They must have been well prepared for the day because it is quite trying. The man we all knew as Malcolm X is being described by other writers like George Breitman the text says' thus according to Dr: John Hendrick Clark 
    In his pamphlet "Malcolm X The Man and His Ideas"...............George Breitman gives the following description of Malcolm ' s appeal as speaker: His speaking style was unique--plain, direct like an arrow, devoid of flowery trimming.  He used metaphors and figures of speech that were lean and simple, rooted in the ordinary daily experience of his audiences.

  • 01:57

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    MALCOLM X THE MAN IN RETROSPECT PART 1
    Preface to PART 1 :  Soon after his assassination on February 21, 1965, Malcolm X became the subject of a number of articles appraising his career and his effect on the black freedom movement.  Most of these articles were too hastily written and showed no understanding of what  Malcolm X and his mission meant to his people.  The evaluation of Malcolm X  is related to the evolution of black America in the years since the Montgomery bus boycott set in motion the great human drama now being called "the BLACK REVOLUTION IN THE UNITED STATES."
    After the death of Malcolm X, a number of writers discussed how well they they "knew" him.  Some of these new "authorities" on Malcolm X would not come near him when he was alive.

  • 01:49

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    "Internal differences within the Nation of Islam forced me out of it.  I did not leave of my own free will.  But now that it has happened I intend to make the most of it.  Now that I have more independence of action.   I intend to use a more flexible approach toward working with others to get a solution to this problem I do not pretend to be a divine man, but I do believe in divine guidance, divine power, and in the fulfillment of divine prophecy.  I am not educated, nor am I an expert in any particular field.....but I am sincere an my sincerity is my credential."

  • 01:58

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    Tonight we begin our new book, since it is getting close to the day of Malcolm X's Birthday May 19, 1925. We are going to read various essays about Malcolm, and what he meant to others what his courageous rebellion accomplished for the people he loved unconditionally.
    "Introduction-The man best known as Malcolm X lived three distinct and interrelated lives under the respective names Malcolm Little, Malcolm X,  and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.  Any honest attempt to understand to understand the total man must begin with some understanding of the significant components that sent into his making.
    The racist society that produced And killed Malcolm X is responsible for what he was and fro destroying what he could have been.  He had the greatest  leadership potential of any person to emerge directly deform the black proletariat in this country.    In another time under different circumstances he might have been a king--and a good one.  He might have made a nation and he might have destroyed one.
    He was a creation of the interplay of a powerful and conflicting forces in mid-century America.  No other country or combination of forces could have shaped him the way he was an ultimately destroyed him with such unique ruthlessness." MALCOLM X THE MAN AND HIS TIMES" edited by JOHN HENRIK CLARK"

  • 01:59

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    "In June, 1965, the New York field office had targeted another friend of Malcolm X for neutralization under its "Disruption Program." At the time, the Bureau was trying to sour the relationship between Malcolm X 's Organization of Afro-American Unity and the Socialist Workers party headed by Malcolm X's friend Clifton DeBerry. in a memo to Hoover dated August 25, 1965, the New York Field Office took credit for creating hostilities between the two Organizations." Karl Evanzz THE PLOT TO KILL MALCOLM X.

  • 01:59

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    Before our very eyes, as always, our hope was slaughtered before us and we reacted in shock, disbelief, horror terrified of the future. We knew Dr. King would be next and some how we all wanted to stop it but could not figure out how, because we were so divided and splintered as a people we had no power. This was the first phase of the attack:  "The letter said in part: King, like all frauds your end is approaching, You could have beeen our gretest leader.  You, even at an early age have turned out to be not a leader but a dissolute, abnormal moral imbecile.  We will now have to depend on our leaders like Wilkins, a man of character, and thank God we have others like him.  But you are done.  Your "honorary" degrees , your Nobel Prize (what a grim face) and other awards will not save you. King, I repeat you are done........


    King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is.   You have just 34 days in which to do it ( this exact number has been selected for a specific reason) [,] it has a definite practical significant [sic].  You are done.  There is but one way out for you. You better take it before your filthy, abnormal fraudulent self is bared to the nation."  JUDAS FACTOR THE PLOT TO KILL MALCOLM X by Karl Evanzz.


    Even their own hand picked Negro Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had been slated for disgrace and then murder. 

  • 01:55

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    The plot has thickened and the Death of Malcolm X and all our other leaders form the Civil Rights Movement that brought about the Revolution that we now live in.  Under martial Law and subject to the Slave Codes by the COINTELPRO and their accomplices we see the actions to the Police and the government counter to the liberties of the people.  In the last pages of the book JUDAS FACTOR THE PLOT TO KILL MALCOLM X we see the government so set against the idea of a unified African People living in Peace and Harmony an outrage and to be challenged with the up most violent provocative behavior such as staging KKK rallies all over the United States of America. 
    “Because Malcolm X was being stalked by Black Muslims and the FBI, and since he knew his telephones were wiretapped, he apparently tried to mix misinformation into his conversations—a practice he advised his followers to do as well—to prevent the intelligence community from knowing his exact plans.  For example, he told professor C. Eric Lincoln on February 18 that he would consider speaking at Brown University during the week of February 22.  At the same time, however, he had informed officials in Djakarta that he would be arriving their by March 3 for the conference of leaders of resistance movements.  In fact, there were indications that making the trip to Djakarta was his real intention, as he made inquiries about flights leaving for Indonesia on February 23.  
    It has been suggested by some biographers and historians that the intelligence community lacked a sufficient motive to want Malcolm X assassinated.  After all, they argue, the Afro-Asain bloc had no intention of living up to “their part of the bargain” with Malcolm X. Biographer Peter Goldman stated it thusly:
     JUDAS FACTOR THE PLOT TO KILL MALCOLM X, by Karl Evanzz