Malcolm’s words on the media still hold true today and just like then, many people still don’t realize the power of media.
“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” – Malcolm X
Hit the jump below to view a video of Malcolm touching on the same topic.
Related: WBG Wise Words: Tupac Shakur
WBG Wise Words: Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z
For this installment of We Been Wise Words I figured we would select a few from Young H.O.
“I’d rather die enormous than live dormant.” – Can I Live
“And a drought can define a man when the well drys up you learn the worth of water without work you thirst til you die yep.” – December 4th
“Once a good girls gone bad, she’s gone forever.” – Song Cry
“See I’m influenced by the ghetto you ruined. Same dude you gave nothing, I made something doing.” – Renegade
“No matter where you go, you are what you are player. And you can try to change but that’s just the top layer. Man, you was who you was ‘fore you got here.” – PSA
Related: Malcolm X Speaking on the Media | Tupac Shakur
Today’s quote comes from Tupac Shakur. It lived on Thug Angel: The Last Interview before it reached your eyes today.
“There should be a drug class, there should be sex education, there should be a class on scams, there should be a class on religious cults, there should be a class on police brutality, there should be a class on Apartheid, there should be a class on racism in America, there should be a class on why people are hungry, but there not, there classes on.. gym.”