The religion of Islam actually restores one's human feelings, human rights, human incentives, human, his talent.

-- Malcolm X

The above quote by Malcolm X, African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist, is found in many sites such as:

  1. http://www.azquotes.com/quote/1552490

  2. http://quoteaddicts.com/1595834

  3. https://www.quotemaster.org/qb1dc0deb7d496d86f3df24289470c269

  4. http://likesuccess.com/1595834

But this quote is not found in Wikiquote entry of Malcolm. Did he really say this?


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It looks like he did.

As you say there are plenty of references to the quote, including a book "Who speaks for the Negro" by Robert Penn Warren published just a year after he supposedly said it. The book

I found a site that says it has audio of an interview with Malcolm X and the transcript, at 2 minutes, has the exact quote in.NUNN centre at the University of Kentucky.


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