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The government has failed us; you can’t deny that. Anytime you live in the twentieth century, 1964, and you walkin’ around here singing “We Shall Overcome,” the government has failed us. This is part of what’s wrong with you—you do too much singing. Today it’s time to stop singing and start swinging.

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Source Notes: speech, “The Bullet or the Ballot,” 1964

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Malcolm X, (May 19, 1925 February 21, 1965), born Malcolm Little, also known as Detroit Red, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz and Omowale, was a longtime spokesman for the Nation of Islam. He was also founder of the Muslim Mosque, Inc. and the Organization of Afro-American Unity.

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