H. Rap Brown

To be successful in struggle requires remembrance of the Creator and the doing of good deeds. This is important because successful struggle demands that there be a kind of social consciousness. There has to be a social commitment, a social consciousness that joins men together.H. Rap Brown

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There's no such thing as second class citizenship. That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.H. Rap Brown

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But black people fall for that same argument, and they go around talking about law breakers. We did not make the laws in this country. We are neither morally nor legally confined to those laws. Those laws that keep them up, keep us down.H. Rap Brown

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And understand: class differences will not save you.H. Rap Brown

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The first responsibility of the Muslim is as teacher. That is his job, to teach. His first school, his first classroom is within the household. His first student is himself. He masters himself and then he begins to convey the knowledge that he has acquired to the family. The people who are closest to him.H. Rap Brown

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Revolution comes when human beings set out to correct decadent institutions.H. Rap Brown

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They cannot divide us by saying that you're middle class or you're lower class.H. Rap Brown

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To be successful in struggle requires remembrance of the Creator and the doing of good deeds. This is important because successful struggle demands that there be a kind of social consciousness.H. Rap Brown

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My name is Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the former H. Rap Brown. I am a devoted servant of Allah, and an unwavering devotee to His cause. For more than 30 years, I have been tormented and persecuted by my enemies for reasons of race and belief.H. Rap Brown

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I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.H. Rap Brown

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Look at the newborn baby. It struggles to breathe after living in the womb. And yet, growth comes as a result of struggle. Even when we talk about jihad. We need to attach consciousness to struggle. This struggle has to be both individual and collective.H. Rap Brown

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We happen to be the vanguard of that revolutionary struggle because we are the most dispossessed.H. Rap Brown

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Black people must address itself to the causes of poverty. That's oppression in this country.H. Rap Brown

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There has to be a social commitment, a social consciousness that joins men together. On the basis of their coming together, they do not transgress against themselves and they do not transgress against others.H. Rap Brown

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I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.H. Rap Brown

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Everybody in the black community must organize, and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not, but not until we are organized.H. Rap Brown

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The man does not beat your head because you got a Cadillac or because you got a Ford; he beats you because you're black!H. Rap Brown

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Attack those concepts such as 'third world.' Think about it. If we look at it in terms of numbers, then people of color are the majority in this world. We should be the 'first world.'H. Rap Brown

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The only politics in this country that's relevant to black people today is the politics of revolution... none other.H. Rap Brown

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See, it's no in between: you're either free or you're a slave.H. Rap Brown

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See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy.H. Rap Brown

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You've got to stop dividing yourselves. You got to organize.H. Rap Brown

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Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics.H. Rap Brown

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So black people all across this country are uniting. They must unite, and they must organize themselves.H. Rap Brown

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One of the lies that we tell ourselves is that we're making progress; but Huey's chair's empty.H. Rap Brown

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If America don't come around, we're gonna' burn it down.H. Rap Brown

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