“Modern humans evolved in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. But how did our species go on to populate the rest of the globe? The question, one of the biggest in studies of human evolution, has intrigued scientists for decades. In a series of extraordinary genetic analyses published on Wednesday, researchers believe they have found an answer. In the journal Nature, three separate teams of geneticists survey DNA collected from cultures around the globe, many for the first time, and conclude that all non-Africans today trace their ancestry to a single population emerging from Africa between 50,000 and 80,000 years ago.”

Source: Carl Zimmerman. “A Single Migration From Africa Populated the World, Studies Find.” The New York Times. September 21, 2016. 

“[J. Edgar] Hoover [former head of the FBI] issued another directive: ‘Prevent the rise of a “messiah” who could unify and electrify the militant black nationalist movement. Malcolm X might have been such a “messiah”…Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael, and [Nation of Islam leader] Elijah Muhammed [sic] all aspire to this position …King could be a very real contender for this position should he abandon his supposed “obedience” to “white, liberal doctrines” (nonviolence).'”

Source: Jonathan David Farley. “Preventing The Rise Of A ‘Messiah.'” The Guardian. April 4, 2008. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2008/apr/04/preventingtheriseofamessi