The white man made the mistake of letting me read his history books. He made the mistake of teaching me that Patrick Henry was a patriot and George Washington - wasn't nothing non-violent about old Pat or George Washington.
Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.
Aside from the basic African dialects, I would try to learn Chinese, because it looks as if Chinese will be the most powerful political language of the future.
I want to take Negroes out of the ghetto and put them in good neighborhoods in good houses.
If something is yours by right, then fight for it or shut up.