Marlene Nadle, noting that Malcolm wanted to run militant black candidates for office, asked him if he would be a candidate.
Malcolm: I don’t know at this point. I think I am more effective attacking the establishment. You can’t do that as well once you’re in it.
From Marlene Nadle, Village Voice, 1965
“It isn’t a president who can help or hurt; it is the system. And this system is not only ruling us in America, it is ruling the world.”
Presence Africaine meeting in Paris, November 23, 1964