My name became known because I was, one might say accidentally the target of state repression and because so many people throughout the country and other parts of the world organized around the demand for my freedom.
Well of course there’s been a great deal of progress over the last 40 years. We don’t have laws that segregate black people within the society any longer.
Well of course I get depressed sometimes, yes I do.
Well, we see an increasingly weaker labor movement as a result of the overall assault on the labor movement and as a result of the globalization of capital.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution of the US which abolished slavery – did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.
Radical simply means ‘grasping things at the root.’
What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
First of all, I didn’t suggest that we should simply get rid of all prisons.