To me the black black woman is our essential mother the blacker she is the more us she is and to see the hatred that is turned on her is enough to make me despair almost entirely of our future as a people.

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

I don't call myself a Buddhist. I'm a free spirit. I believe I'm here on earth to admire and enjoy

I don't call myself a Buddhist. I'm a free spirit. I believe I'm here on earth to admire and enjoy it, that's my religion.

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are we must know our mothers names.

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.

America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows... wha

America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows... what color we will be? It is all something that maybe our descendants - if they survive that long - will see.

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    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

    Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

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