Integration
Ice Cube Lyrics


[Malcolm X samples ("Oxford Union Debate (December 3, 1964) "):]
"I'm speaking as a Black man from America... which is a racist society.
No matter how much you hear it talk about democracy...
It's as racist as South Africa or as racist as Portugal...
Or as racist as any other racialist society on this, on this earth.
The only difference between it and South-Africa: South-Africa...
Preaches separation and practices separation.
America preaches integration and practices segregation!
This is the ONLY difference.
They don't practice what they PREACH!
For in South-Africa preaches and practices... the SAME thing.
I have more respect for a man, who let me know where he stands...
Even if he's wrong.
Then one who comes up like an angel and is nothing but a devil."

[Minister Louis Farrakhan, on the Donahue Show 1991:]
"I, uhm... I don't agree with him because I don't have to follow anyone to defend myself.
I think that, uhm... there are, every people, uhm...
All people have been... frustrated in some form from another.
But, uhm...
I don't agree with him, I don't follow a man, and I don't think anyone should follow one man.
I think they should follow their conscience!
I think the most of them, most negroes, that they feel sorry for themselves...
And I think that this keep some that, uhm...
Much more than they would be.
If they didn't feel so sorry for themselves."

[Malcolm X samples ("Oxford Union Debate (December 3, 1964) "):]
"If Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins or any of these uuh...
Compromising negroes who say exactly what the white man wants to hear...
Is interviewed anywhere in the country, you don't get anybody to offset what they say.
But whenever a black man...
Stands up and says something that...
White people don't like then the first thing that white man does,
Is run around and try and find somebody to say something...
To, to uuhm... offset...
What has just been said!
This is NATURAL!
But it is done."

[Minister Louis Farrakhan, on the Donahue Show 1991:]
"You know what I think?
I just think... I think you, you... you givin' up! (givin' up on what?)
An ideal of an integrated America, the dream of Martin Luther King, I think you givin' up.
This is not, I'm not tryna be a "Smarterica", I'm calling you honestly...
That I think you givin' up! "

[Minister Louis Farrakhan, on the Donahue Show 1991:]
"You know, it's interesting... how... white folk... sit here...
Thinking that... I have a reason... to lie to you...
As though you are so powerful.
And you are so wonderful...
And I am so ashamed of my words, that I have to twist and turn, please!
You are not dealing... with that kind of man.
You're dealing with a man... who means what he says.
And says what he means, now listen! " [beat stops]

Contributed by John H. Suggest a correction in the comments below.
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J0E3O

2 birds with one stone: A history lesson and a dope beat. Classic Cube...

rjpalmerin79

WORD

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT, RTD.

This insert Cube put on this album was on time back then (1992) and it still is today. Louis Farrakhan and Malcolm X were two brothers that white America and the government did not want breathing. They weren't (X) and aren't (Farrakhan) assimilating or Steppin n' Fetchit type of Blacks that white folks and the government feel comfortable being around or hearing talk.

Trust me, back in the 1990s it was soooooooooo many general public white folks and members of the government who wanted to put a bullet in Farrakhan's head or chest.

Xavier Radcliff

. . . and the thumbs down folks have no comment. crickets
I wonder why?!?

Edgar Mendez

Beat hard

B. Arborio

Timeless... The riots of the 60s, the 90s and 2000s. Same shit

DTXSpeaks

2010s and 2020s as well

CW Blackistonio

❤️

Gunnerrich

🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿

oliverrando

This was the wackest song off this album

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