You do not need ten such men. You know, his tight buddies, you know, are like splitting now. If the church would just get hit enough to run itself like a football team, they could probably survive. And there's a tremendous difference in the two. Jumping around in time from to the present, the evening offers enough of a biographical sketch to explain how he came by his insights and anger.
Dick Gregory: In his own words
By Robert Chalmers 18 May And when you rub against her own, you get a reaction. That said, his daughters, like his friends, remain proud that he proved able to display his talents in so much more conspicuous, and lethal, an arena. Looking back through cuttings from newspapers such as the New York Times , where one editorial described Malcolm as "a twisted man" who turned his "gifts to evil purpose", you can see just how frightened people were of him. Facebook Twitter Email Print Save. The level of detail contained in FBI reports of the incident, from multiple sources, make you wonder whether there was anybody in the room, apart from members of the Shabazz family, who was not in the pay of the Bureau.
Dick Gregory Quotes (Author of Nigger)
I think if you take Hitler and multiply him 1 million times, you might come up with a baby Johnson. And there's going to be more of it in the North. The handful of black men who've been trying to prise open the boot of a Mercedes E are not entirely surprised - given that it's late in the evening, and the vehicle is parked in an isolated lot within walking distance of the White House - to see a police patrol vehicle arrive. I stood up next to that furnace, and I ate their goddamned salt tablets and just refused to pass out. We kind of looked at homosexuals, and we didn't know what they did, but we just looked at them as living good.
Given that Gene Roberts, a trusted friend who, as his chief of security, escorted Malcolm to the stage that day has since stated on the record that he was an undercover NYPD officer, it seems reasonable to ask whether stricter surveillance of the audience would have served any purpose. Gregory beat the case, he said, by telling them, "Until you have money with black people on it, don't tell me that looks like American money! But what has got better is the physical, not the mental. I stayed out for what I thought was five minutes but was actually two hours. Man has not been able to put the parallels together yet. That's the way I feel about it.