Quote Playlist

Black Revolution Quote Playlist: Volume One

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There are times when we need Elder’s words to wash over us like a healing salve. Like scripture the following mixture be suture. Feel free to add your favorite Black Revolution quotes to the comments, or tell me which one of these is your favorite. Peace.

“The paradox of education is precisely this – that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.”

James Baldwin

“All literature is protest.”

Richard Wright

“Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.”

Ralph Ellison

“I believe in social dislocation and creative trouble”

Bayard Rustin

 “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”

Toni Morrison

“For above all, in behalf of an ailing world which sorely needs our defiance, may we, as Negroes or women, never accept the notion of – “our place.”

Lorraine Hansberry

“I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change…I’m changing the things I cannot accept.” 

Angela Davis

“Anybody depending on somebody else’s gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.”

Zora Neale Hurston

“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me: no fear.”

Nina Simone

“Hate won’t only destroy us. It will destroy these people that’s hating as well.” 

Fannie Lou Hamer

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