“Consciousness …

“Consciousness more than anything else is what separates humanity from all other animals. Consciousness is attained by the acquisition of knowledge. This is a continual process in a conscious life. Now information is not the same as knowledge. All conscious people, and especially we Africans, have the responsibility to struggle through the barrage of information and misinformation from the capitalist media so as to properly understand our historical duty to advance the transformation of our people and societies to a better, more humane way of life. This is a lifelong responsibility. It begins with consciousness.” – Kwame Ture

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“…no successf…

“…no successful struggle can be waged by a party in advance of the people. You simply can’t fight the people’s fight for them. The masses must be involved, organized, and brought along to make their own struggle. Only the people make history.” – Kwame Ture

All Real Education is Political

“All real education is political. All politics is not necessarily educational, but good politics always is. You can have no serious organizing without serious education. And always, the people will teach you as much as you teach them.” – Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)

Many people wan…

Many people want to know why, out of the entire White segment of society, we want to criticize the liberals. We have to criticize them because they represent the liaison between both groups, between the oppressed and the oppressor. The liberal tries to become an arbitrator, because he is incapable of solving the problems. He promises the oppressor that he can keep the oppressed under control; that he will stop them from becoming illegal (in this case illegal means violent). At the same time, he promises the oppressed that he will be able to alleviate their suffering–in due time. Historically, of course, we know this is impossible, and our era will not escape history. -Kwame Ture