– Malcolm X [attributed]
Quote Number: 487
Source: As quoted by Maya Angelou in Lisandrelli, Elaine Slivinski. Maya Angelou: More Than a Poet. (Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers) 1996. pg. 90.
Conyers, James and Andre Smallwood. Malcolm X: A Historical Reader. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press) 2008. pg. 181.
Source Notes: Based on my research, it appears this quote came up in a conversation between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X while they were both visiting Africa in the mid-1960s.