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Reply to "Civil Rights or The Holocaust:"

I agree with the unity of purpose, but our focus has been so scattered as a people that it will take a truly radical person or idea to get people together. And not everyone is going to agree, but that doesn't mean that people who have the same opinions or ideas shouldn't press on.
Now in regards to our struggle to be recognized as human beings in society, we can stay here and struggle or we can go somewhere else and be free. I mean its a personal choice. My cousin is an expatriate living in the U.K. I wouldn't mind living abroad now that my children are older to give them a chance to see how other African diasporic people live and give them a stronger dose of Black Pride by being around a majority of black people. We've been here so long that for us to get up and leave would mean to leave all that we know, unfortunately. It takes guts to be an expatriate.

Our people have made the mistake of confusing the methods with the objectives. As long as we agree on objectives, we should never fall out with each other just because we believe in different methods, or tactics, or strategy. We have to keep in mind at all times that we are not fighting for separation. We are fighting for recognition as free humans in this society
Malcolm X, 1965
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