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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

What speech did Malcolm X say "You've been hoodwinked. You've been had. You've been took. You've been led astr

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  • Bree
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    1 decade ago
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    It wasn't a famous "named" speech like "The Ballot or The Bullet." The quote from the speech you're asking about comes from an address he gave at a rally in Harlem.

    It is also often misquoted. It's:

    "Oh, and I say it again, you've been had. You've been took. You've been hoodwinked. Bamboozled. Led astray. Run amok!"

    • Diggity1 month agoReport

      I could of sworn I saw him say it in a television interview at one time......

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  • 3 years ago

    Hoodwinked Quotes

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  • 4 years ago

    It is not to get the black votes. It is to get votes. Maybe to even get heard. It has nothing to do with a race. Malcom X wasn't as racist as he was just mad. I mean all the white people from that time did treat us like dirt. Didn't they? Malcom probably believed in eye for an eye not turn the other cheeck like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Maybe he was just talking about George Bush though. Did you ever consider that.

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  • 4 years ago

    It seems as if Malcolm has always been ahead of his time.

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  • 4 years ago

    i think you meant "maybe he was just talking about Hilary Clinton"???

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