On allies

So if we need white allies in this country, we don’t need those kind who compromise.  We don’t need those kind who encourage us to be polite, responsible, you know.  We don’t need those kind who give us that kind of advice.  We don’t need those kind who tell us how to be patient.  No, if we want some white allies, we need the kind that John Brown was, or we don’t need you.

–Malcolm X

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