Alex Massie Alex Massie

Malcolm X and Michael Gove: Big Society Brothers?

A splendid spot by Dave Osler at Liberal Conspiracy: Malcolm X’s ideas about education in Harlem and Brooklyn aren’t so very different from those Michael Gove has in mind for Haringey or Toxteth. As Malcolm X wrote:

The Board of Education in this city [New York] has said … there are 10 percent of schools in Harlem and the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn that they canot improve.

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