Lesson 1 - Malcolm X, present perfect
America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered 'white' — but the 'white' attitude was removed from their minds by the religion of Islam. I have never before seen sincere and true brotherhood practiced by all colors together, irrespective of their color"
- Malcolm X upon returning from Mecca
Read Radical Justice Gentle Spirit Omid Safi's tribute to Malcolm X