Malcolm X said when he was silenced by
Elijah Mohammad was in fact true, he said
Americas chickens, are coming home to
"We took this country by terror away from
the Sioux, the Apache, Arikara, the
Comanche, the Arapaho, the Navajo.
"We took Africans away from their country to
build our way of ease and kept them enslaved
and living in fear. Terrorism.
bombed Grenada and killed innocent
civilians, babies, non-military personnel.
"We bombed the black civilian community of
Panama with stealth bombers and killed
unarmed teenage and toddlers, pregnant
mothers and hard working fathers.
"We bombed Qaddafi's home, and killed his
child. Blessed are they who bash your
children's head against the rock.
"We bombed Iraq. We killed unarmed civilians
trying to make a living. We bombed a plant
in Sudan to pay back for the attack on our
embassy, killed hundreds of hard working
people, mothers and fathers who left home to
go that day not knowing that they'd never
get back home.
"We bombed Hiroshima. We bombed Nagasaki,
and we nuked far more than the thousands in
New York and the Pentagon and we never
batted an eye.
"Kids playing in the playground. Mothers
picking up children after school. Civilians,
not soldiers, people just trying to make it
day by day.
"We have supported state terrorism against
the Palestinians and black South Africans,
and now we are indignant because the stuff
that we have done overseas is now brought
right back into our own front yards.
America's chickens are coming home to roost.
"Violence begets violence. Hatred begets
hatred. And terrorism begets terrorism.