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George Jackson
September 23, 1941 - August 21, 1971
Nationality: American
Category: Activist
Subcategory: American Activist

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.


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.


Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.


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.


Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order.


Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination.


What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.


They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.


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