How hip-hop, “Malcolm X,” and “Siddhartha” changed my life
At 15, the world was my oyster.
I had Dr. Dre on permanent rotation, a dog-eared copy of Siddhartha was my pocket guide to life, and the film Malcolm X would change me forever.
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