Malcolm fought for the rights of all people of African descent. He specifically stated that the Organization of Afro-American Unity was for all people of African descent in the Western Hemisphere. Malcolm’s words were:

Because when we say Afro American, we include everyone in the Western Hemisphere of African descent. South America is America. Central America is America. South America has many people in it of African descent. And everyone in South America of African descent is an Afro-American. Everyone in the Caribbean, whether it’s the West Indies or Cuba or Mexico, if they have African blood, they are Afro Americans. If they’re in Canada and they have African blood, they’re Afro Americans. If they’re in Alaska, though they might call themselves Eskimos, if they have African blood, they’re Afro Americans.

Malcolm’s ideology was the complete opposite of what the ADOS is preaching now.

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) is a Guyanese born Pan-Africanist, author, and law student.

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