Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Kirk on X

"In America, he was a freak; in ‘emergent’ Africa, he would have been a statesman," says one of my late influences of one of my earlier influences — Russell Kirk on Malcolm X. The link comes from Spokane Orations, who, as I do, finds that "the idea that two of the inhabitants of my own personal Valhalla met and talked and debated is thrilling."

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