Assata Shakur Quotes

Assata Shakur Quotes: Part of being a revolutionary is creating a vision that is more humane. That is more fun, too. That is more loving. It's really working to create something beautiful.
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Assata Shakur Quote: I own no TV stations, or Radio Stations or Newspapers. But I feel that people need to be educated as to what is going on, and to understand the connection between the news media and the instruments of repression in Amerika. All I have is my voice, my spirit and the will to tell the truth. But I sincerely ask, those of you in the Black media, those of you in the progressive media, those of you who believe in true freedom, to publish this statement and to let people know what is happening. We have no voice, so you must be the voice of the voiceless.
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Quotes about Assata Shakur: No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them.
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Quote about Assata Shakur: The US government's most acute fear is that other countries are going to follow the Cuban example. They want everybody to know that if you follow this example we will attack you in every way that we can.
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Assata Shakur Sayings: The usual way the people are taught to think in amerika is that each subject is in a little compartment and has no relation to any other subject.  For the most part, we receive fragments of unrelated knowledge, and our education follows no logical format or pattern.  It is exactly this kind of education that produces people who don't have the ability to think for themselves and who are easily manipulated.
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Assata Shakur Saying: Every person that steps up and commits to social change helps solidify the black movement cause. It is not easy for those who fill in the leader role.
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Sayings about Assata Shakur: The real reason Cuba poses a threat has nothing to do with my being here or anyone else being here. It's because Cuba is an example of a country that is actively fighting against imperialist domination and insists on its own right to self-determination and sovereignty.
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Saying about Assata Shakur: I think that one of the problems that exists in the United States and in many places in the world is that people don't believe that they can make a difference. So a lot of times we're defeated before we even start. We've become consumers of a world vision, of Kentucky Fried Chicken, of McDonalds.
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Assata Shakur Quotes: Dreams and reality are opposites. Action synthesizes them.
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Assata Shakur Quote: People come telling the truth. When I ask how thing are in the States, they don't give me the okeydoke. They say,
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Quotes about Assata Shakur: My life wasn't beautiful and creative before I became politically active. My life was totally changed when I began to struggle.
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Quote about Assata Shakur: Schools in amerika are interested in brainwashing people with amerikanism, giving them a little bit of education, and training them in skills needed to fill the positions the capitalist system requires. As long as we expect amerika's schools to educate us, we will remain ignorant.
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Assata Shakur Sayings: All of my experience of studying religion, studying spirituality, studying natural healing, traditional medicine, has kind of enriched my vision of the world. Not only seeing reality as this moment, but as a culmination of all of the history behind us, and all of the fruit that hopefully we will be able to grow from the seeds that we are trying to plant, of goodness and peace and beauty and equality.
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Assata Shakur Saying: Freedom! you askin me about freedom. I'll be honest with you. I know a whole more about what freedom isn't than about what it is, 'cause I've never been free. I can only share my vision with you of the future, about what freedom is.
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Sayings about Assata Shakur: We had to learn that we're beautiful. We had to relearn something forcefully taken from us. We had to learn about Black power. People have power if we unite. We learned the importance of coming together and being active
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