But now with the living conditions deteriorating, and with the sure knowledge that we are slated for destruction, we have been transformed into an implacable army of liberation.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation’s dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.