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Bob Moses
(1935-____) born on
Jan 23
US civil rights activist. He led voter- registration drives during the Mississippi Summer Project in 1964; was assaulted and jailed on several occasions.
         
   
F
I justify myself because I'm taking risks myself, and I'm not asking people to do things I'm not willing to do . . . If you are going to do anything about it, other people are going to be killed.

R
You dig into yourself and the community to wage psychological war fare; you combat your own fears about beatings, shootings, and possible mob violence . . . you create a small striking force capable of moving out when the time comes,
A
This is a tremor in the middle of the iceberg from a stone that the builders rejected.
N
There is a weariness . . . from constant attention to the things you are doing, the struggle of good against evil.
K
No privileged group in history has ever given up anything without some kind of blood sacrifice, something.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Freedom Summer," by Sally Belfrage, 1965.
R: Letter to Northern supporters, from Greenville, Mississippi, 27 Feb 1963.
A: Letter from prison during the Mississippi Voting Rights Campaign, 1 Nov 1961.
N: In "Freedom Summer," by Sally Belfrage, 1965.
K: No privileged group in history has ever given up anything without some kind of blood sacrifice, something.
   


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