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These scribes to Yusef Shakur from his father are a reminder that Malcolm X's struggle to overcome his mental and spiritual backwardness began through his relationship with Elijah Muhammed and the Nation of Islam.
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In a conversation recorded by Jan Carew in Ghosts in our Blood: With Malcolm X in Africa, London and the Caribbean, Malcolm explained how being a revolutionary means being a work in progress, pilocarpine eye drops online without prescription.
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Yusef Shakur is carrying on Malcolm’s legacy of constantly transforming himself so that he can transform his neighborhood. He is an example of how young black men and women in Detroit and other cities are creating an alternative vision and practice of what it means to be a human being in the 21st century. In the process they are rebuilding communities and giving us all permission to become the leaders we've been looking for by engaging in the two-sided struggles to transform both ourselves and our institutions.
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