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?


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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