Important lessons from Malcolm X regarding self-love

Yes, Malcolm X knew more about self-love and its importance

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Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair?

Who taught you to dislike the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the wooliness of your hair? Who taught you to hate the curliness of your crown? Who taught you that your hair was coarse? Who told you that your hair needed to be altered by heat? Who told you, you don’t have good hair?

Who taught you to hate the color of your skin?

Who taught you that your skin was filthy and dirty? Who told you that your skin was too dark? Who taught you to hate your abundant and stunning melanin? Who taught you to hate your magnificent black skin? Who taught you to hate your beautiful coffee tinted skin? Who taught you to hate your natural sun screen?

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Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the shape of your lips?

Who told you that there was something wrong with your nose? Who told you that your nose was imperfect? Who taught you that your nostrils were too big? Who taught you that your nose was formless? Who taught you that your nose was flat and shapeless?

Who taught you to hate the race that you belong to?

Who taught you to hate your own race? Who taught you to be xenophobic? Who taught you to hate the word Africa? Who taught you to hate being African? Who taught you to disassociate with Africa? Who taught you to demean your own? Who taught you to look down on your own kind? Who taught you that others in your own race are lower in status than you?

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