Bobby Seale Quotes

10 Bobby Seale quotes:

"The first point was we wanted power to determine our own destiny in our own black community. And what we had done is, we wanted to write a program that was straightforward to the people. We didn't want to give a long dissertation."
"You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity."
Author: Seale Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Racism Quotes
"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."
"We were like heroes, to stand there and observe the police, and the police were scared to move upon us."
Author: Seale Quotes Category: American Activist Quotes Hero Quotes
"On the one hand, the guns were there to help capture the imagination of the people. But more important, since we knew that you couldn't observe the police without guns, we took our guns with us to let the police know that we have an equalizer."
"Marxist-Leninism per se was really a latter development: not until 1968 that we really considered the Red Book required reading."
"We don't hate nobody because of their color. We hate oppression!"
Author: Seale Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"We were not talking about the average white person: we was talking about the corporate money rich and the racist jive politicians and the lackeys, as we used to call them, for the government who perpetuate all this exploitation and racism."
Author: Seale Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"You can jail a revolutionary, but you cannot jail the revolution."
Author: Seale Quotes Category: Revolution Quotes
"A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere. . . . the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction."
Author: Seale Quotes Category: People Quotes

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