I am thankful to the Nobel committee for recognising the plight of millions of children who are suffering in this modern age.
How do you make things fair?
I and you and everyone else has to be a political activist.
In elite, primarily white institutions, there are many blacks who have white wives. So much so that sometimes there is almost the assumption that I would be married to a white woman.
National Action Network, the group I founded, has affiliates or chapters in over 40 cities around the country.
We must see our present fight right through to the very end.
I could have easily been a statistic. Growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., it was easy – a little too easy – to get into trouble. Surrounded by poor schools, lack of resources, high unemployment rates, poverty, gangs and more, I watched as many of my peers fell victim to a vicious cycle of diminished opportunities and imprisonment.
We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience.
I’ve seen too much in life to give up.
I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti-war march.