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Malcolm X offers to send troops to King’s aid in St. Augustine
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Malcolm X offers to send troops to King’s aid in St. Augustine
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In a telegram to King, Malcolm X offers to send men from the Organization of Afro-American Unity to organize self-defense units in St. Augustine. He plans to give the KKK "a taste of its own medicine," and says that "the day of turning the other cheek to those brute beasts is over."
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