What we're saying today is that you're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem.
I don't think you have to teach people how to be human. I think you have to teach them how to stop being inhumane.
Too much agreement kills a chat.
I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.
All the gods are dead except the god of war
History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood.
You don't have to teach people how to be human. You have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
You're either part of the solution or part of the problem.
In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.
If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
Pig power in America was infuriating, but pig power in the communist framework was awesome and unaccountable.
I crossed the tracks and sought out White prey. I did this consciously, deliberately, willfully, methodically Rape was an insurrectionary act. It delighted me that I was defying and trampling upon the White man's law and that I was defiling his women
The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.