But in the Autobiography [of Malcolm X]the draft of which had been completed, with the help of journalist Alex Haley, only shortly before the assassination Malcolm tells a story that sheds light on the speed and degree of his later evolution on this question.
The most likely interracial marriage is between Hispanics and non-Hispanics, followed by those between white men and Asian American women. From NPR: “It reflects the status hierarchy,” says Roderick J. “If you’re trying to marry up, clearly whites are it. residents were multiracial, about 7,000 of whom reported to be black and some other race.
It was a vicious system, instilling deep mental enslavement in our people. Malcolm X asked the question in the 60’s: Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?
When you look at the African American community, are people really surprised by 70% of Black children being raised by single mothers; all the while, you have folks telling our community, you can love who you want–it’s ok if a Black man marries a white woman–while he just impregnates a Black one.
It showed me how any countrys moral strength, or its moral weakness, is quickly measurable by the street attire and attitude of its womenespecially its young women.
Wherever the spiritual values have been submerged, if not destroyed, by an emphasis upon the material things, invariably, the women reflect it.