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H. Rap Brown
(1943-____) born on
Oct 04
US activist. In 1967 he headed the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; converted to the Islamic faith in prision and took name of Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin.
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.

You cannot legislate an attitude.
You must begin to define yourself. You must begin to define your Black heritage.
Being a man is the continuing battle for one's life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any power in which one does not believe.
I consider myself neither legally nor morally bound to obey the laws made by a body in which I have no representation.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Press conference, 27 Jul 1967; in "Washington Post," 28 Jul 1967.
R: "Die Nigger Die," 1970.
A: c. 1970; in "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
N: "Die Nigger Die," 1969.
K: c. 1967; in "The Great Thoughts," by George Seldes, 1985.

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