Category Archives: Diaspora

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

“Cassius Clay is a name that white people gave to my slave master. Now that I am free, that I don’t belong anymore to anyone, that I’m not a slave anymore, I gave back their white name, and I chose a beautiful African one.”

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

“You can’t have Capitalism without Racism.”

Frantz Fanon

Frantz Fanon

“The Church in the colonies is the white people’s Church, the foreigner’s Church. She does not call the native to God’s ways but to the ways of the white man, of the master, of the oppressor.”

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey

“A race that is solely dependent upon another for economic existence sooner or later dies.”

Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)

Kwame Toure

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

John Henrik Clarke

John Henrik Clarke

“Africa is our center of gravity, our cultural and spiritual mother and father, our beating heart, no matter where we live on the face of this earth.”

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

“There can be no black-white unity until there is first some black unity…. We cannot think of uniting with others, until after we have first united among ourselves. We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.”