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West: …we’re trying to sustain hope by being a hope. Hope is not simply something that you have; hope is something that you are. So, when Curtis Mayfield says “keep on pushing,” that’s not an abstract conception about optimism in the world. That is an imperative to be a hope for others in the way Christians in the past used to be a blessing — not the idea of praying for a blessings, but being a blessing.
Hedges…until we grapple with the truth about the self-destruction that lies at the heart of empire, the victims, at home and abroad, will mount. Malcolm, like James Baldwin, understood that only by facing the truth about who we are as members of an imperial power can people of color, along with whites, be liberated
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention a book by Manning Marable AN EVALUATION BY TONY BOUZA SouthsidePride.com July 2011 Any reviewer owes the reader an accounting of possible biases, personal knowledge or connection or any information helpful in assessing the worth of the analysis. I was a detective in BOSSI (Bureau of Special Services and […]