George Jackson - Quotes

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

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

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

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. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-23, 1941
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Die: 08-21, 1971
Occupation: Activist

George Lester Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was an African-American activist, Marxist, author, a member of the Black Panther Party, and co-founder of the Black Guerrilla Family while incarcerated. Jackson achieved fame as one of the Soledad Brothers and was later shot dead by guards in San Quentin Prison following an unsuccessful escape attempt (wikipedia)