Stokely Carmichael

1941 - 1998

A Quote by Stokely Carmichael on society

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Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.

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A Quote by Stokely Carmichael on needs and people

The first need of a free people is to define their own terms.

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

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A Quote by Stokely Carmichael on conscience, government, and laws

There is a higher law than the law of government. That's the law of conscience.

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

Source: 1966

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A Quote by Stokely Carmichael on generations

Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more.

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

Source: c. 1963.

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A Quote by Stokely Carmichael on courage, enemies, and justice

We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy.

Stokely Carmichael (1941 - 1998)

Source: "What Became of the Prophets of Rage," in Life Magazine, Spring 1988.

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