When children attend schools that place a greater value on discipline and security than on knowledge and intellectual development, they are attending prep schools for prison.
—Angela Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? (via tiredofcrackery)
A colonized person must constantly be aware of his image…The defenses of the colonized are tuned like anxious antennae waiting to pick up the hostile signals of a racially divided world. In the process, the colonized acquire a peculiar visceral intelligence dedicated to the survival of body and spirit.
By having no family I have inherited the family of humanity.
By having no possessions I have possessed all.
By rejecting the love of one I have received the love of all.
By surrendering my life to the revolution I have found eternal life.
—Huey P. Newton, Revolutionary Suicide (via maxineanwaar)