We Celebrate The Day Of Your Birth Malcolm X Like The Good Little Slaves We Are!

We celebrate the day of your birth and hence, your fame lives on.
We are not what you were about and we are not fit to speak your name.
We love to kid ourselves that what we’re doing, you would approve.
But there ain’t no way in hell that you’d still be playing the white man’s game.

When did you ever raise your arms in humble supplication?
When did you ask us to grovel and beg for a crumb from Massa’s table?
When did you ever trust a white man to see that justice would be done?
When did you ever heed their lies and remain trapped in Massa’s stable?

They claim there is a movement, but the movement died with you.
Only sell-outs and punks are left and that shit don’t get it done.
There is no man among the Blacks and that is oh, so true.
America’s slaves slave on, but you were Africa’s son!

We have no claim upon you, nor should we quote your words.
You told us who our enemy was and for that they shot you dead.
You said that we should prepare for war and this, we never did.
We are too fucking scared, holding up protest signs instead.

Oh yes, we got it going on and we owe it all to you.
You who said that words alone, would never bring us peace.
We bob our heads and shuffle our feet and get down on our knees.
We then turn and run and get shot down by racist ass police!

Written by,
Shelby I. Courtland
©2015 Shelby I. Courtland

Today, May 19th, we celebrate the birthday of Malcolm X and Black people consider themselves to be honoring him by quoting him and stating that his fame lives on. If his ‘fame’ truly lived on, we would be not just quoting him but would have instead, acted on the words he spoke to us and we all know them because we’ve certainly copied and pasted them enough times. But what do we do? We continue to become filled with fake ass outrage over every single killing of Black people and even the victim’s families will do as told by Massa and get up and tell everyone to remain calm as if Black folks haven’t been too damn calm for centuries. Seriously? The families of the victims of ‘murder by KKKops’ accept that $6 million dollar payout and then they shut the fuck up! Yeah, Black folks, they have now figured out what your murdered corpse is worth, $6 million! Freddie Gray’s family received $6 million for his murdered corpse.  Eric Garner’s family received $5.9 million for his murdered corpse. Close enough! Tamir Rice’s family received $6 million for his murdered corpse! Wow! What a sheer coincidence!  Six seems to be the magic number! Six million dollars worth of dead racist ass presidents. “Take this legal tender money that was used to purchase your silence with just as it was used to purchase your ass and get ta steppin! Next!”

This is how we honor a man that told us, “It’s got to be the ballot or the bullet. This is how we honor a man that told us, “We are African, and we happened to be in America. We’re not American. We are people who formerly were Africans who were kidnapped and brought to America. We didn’t land at Plymouth Rock, the rock was landed on us!” This is how we honor a man that told us that “Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it!” This is how we honor a man that said, “You can’t drive a knife into a man’s back nine inches, pull it out six inches and call it progress.” This is how we honor a man that asked us “Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair?[…]”You should ask yourself who taught you to hate what God made you?” – Malcolm X May 19, 1925 – Assassinated February 21, 1965

So, Black folks, sit the fuck down and shut the fuck up over your celebrations of Malcolm X’s birthday because he would be ashamed at where we are now and what’s more, you dumb ass, scared shitless fucks know it!

14 thoughts on “We Celebrate The Day Of Your Birth Malcolm X Like The Good Little Slaves We Are!

  1. A lot of Europeans have been strongly inspired by Malcolm X’s activism, simple honesty and transparency. One of my favorite Malcolm X quotes: “Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.”


    1. And ‘nonviolence’ has not worked! It has not worked, ever! All the marching and the signs and the shouts for justice and equality and voting rights are mere bombast; that shit has never accomplished a goddamn thing of any true significance. We quote a dead man who told us what we needed to do and we sat the fuck down, bowed our heads and produced more protest signs and purchased more sneakers to wear to yet another protest. Yep! That’ll work! If we keep silently appealing to the ‘ruling class’, they will finally see our signs, get hit with an epiphany and get up off our necks, any day now! Just we wait and see!

      Thank you for your comment Dr. Bramhall!


    1. Toritto, I cannot thank you enough for posting that! I sat listening to it through laughter and tears. If there is one person in history that I wish were alive today so that I could meet him, it would be Malcolm X. I will never celebrate King’s birthday again, NEVER! Malcolm X was real, King was just a milk toast “yessum” house Negro and I cannot respect him for being that!

      Again, I thank you because this one, I had not heard!


  2. He was our shining prince! Malcolm just kept it REAL 100%! Whether he offended people or not. It amazes that more white people don’t like Malcolm. He said black people should separate from them and do our own thing. He said we should have our own nation. We should control our own economy. And he didn’t agree with marrying our having sex with whites. What white person wouldn’t want that? That’s when I knew they were full of crap! They don’t want us to leave. They want us to stay here and entertain them as singers,rappers,actors and athletes. And we keep the prison industrial complex going for them. We make billions for them in America,Brazil and the UK. You would think they would respect Malcolm more but they don’t. They want us to stay here and take the abuse and mistreatment. Amerikkka the free???? Yeah right! What a load of crap!!


    1. Yes, he was Prince! He was our shining Prince and my biggest regret is that I never got to meet him. I will never view King in the same way again. I will never laud his milk toast namby-pamby shit ever again. Malcolm X has claimed a spot in my heart. He is THE militant after my own heart and I respect him mightily for speaking his mind and for not giving a damn over who didn’t like it.

      I listened to the video that Toritto posted and my eyes just filled with tears because what Malcolm X said was right on point and he did not miss a beat! Of course they had to kill him because if that man had lived, I truly think that things would not be the way they are today. They had to get rid of him. Why they killed King, I’ll never know because he was nothing beside Malcolm X.

      Prince, thank you for your comment!

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  3. I found this video of Malclm X speaking fascinating, the added stuff took away form his words, nevertheless, his point about Black People being the true Israelites does make sense, after all, there were no white people living in Palestine way back then.

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    1. Thank you for posting the video Genie! That was indeed, powerful! Every time I hear Malcolm X speak, it moves me in ways that I cannot put into words. I do believe that Malcolm X was a prophet. I sincerely believe that and though I claim not to be a spiritual person, I believe he was indeed, a prophet, for all the great ones who tried to impart important messages to the masses of people were silenced and in a most horrible manner.

      I sincerely thank you for your comment and again, for posting the video. I cannot get enough of it!


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