“Any time you restore cultural and spiritual bonds between our people here [in America] and our people there [in Africa], then we begin to work together. Right now, someone is needed right here to do some work for the whole. And you and I are in the best position to do it.” — Malcolm X

Source: Malcolm X. By Any Means Necessary. pg. 104. Stated during the second rally of the Organization of Afro American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in New York on July 5, 1964.

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