Black History (our story): Kwame Ture (Formerly known az Stokely Carmichael) on Gunz, Capitalism, the Civil Rightz Movement, Racism and Organization

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We had more guns in the Black Panther Party chapter in New York alone than all the gangs in New York have today. I’m speaking to you facts. And yet nobody was getting shot in the African community by these guns. It is not guns that kill people, it is people that kill people. And they can kill you with poison. The problem is capitalism; the problem is a value that says you can get rich by any means necessary …

These guns that these youth have must be used to protect the community. But let me show you exactly how the guns came. You remember the 50s? If you stepped on a brother’s alligator shoe he’d cut you from ear to ear. The enemy was sure that in the 1950s he had us. I mean if you saw us in the 1950s, when brother Malcolm was speaking out there…

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