Revolution is about the need to re-evolve political, economic and social justice and power back into the hands of the people, preferably through legislation and policies that make human sense. That's what revolution is about. Revolution is not about shootouts.
You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.
People called me a hoodlum and a thug. But they didn't tell you I was a carpenter, an architect, a stand-up comic - even a bartender. And a barbecue cook. But they didn't tell you that.
The Black Panther Party was not a gang. They grew out of a young black intelligentsia on college campuses.
The FBI's Counter-Intelligence Program would work hand-in-hand with police departments, literally planning attacks on Black Panther Party offices throughout the United States of America. They did this over a period of time.
Money is the medium of exchange, and it's how you make things happen. To say you hate it is some farfetched, idealistic crap.
I consider myself a political revolutionary humanist.
Being so closely related to the South, barbecue was part of segregation and helped defeat it.
I think I can capture the taste buds of the average right-wing conservative who loves barbecue.
They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.
When donors visited the Black Panther Party, they came and saw our real programs, a real clinic, with real doctors and medics, giving service to people.
We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us.
There is an entire generation of young people who know nothing about how viciously the FBI attacked The Black Panther Party, and why.
The Black Panther Party were not revenge nationalists.
The Black Panther party of Self-Defense is a revolutionary party.
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