Malcolm X, the human rights activist best known for his role in the Black Nationalist Party the Black Panthers, is one of the most influential African Americans in history.

Malcolm X was certainly controversial, but nothing short of revolutionary in the way he mobilized many frustrated and continually oppressed African Americans throughout the 1960s.

Today marks what would have been his 91st birthday, so what better way to inspire the next generation of game-changers than with a few of his words of wisdom…

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