Yuri Kochiyama Quotes.
Don’t become too narrow. Live fully. Meet all kinds of people. You’ll learn something from everyone. Follow what you feel in your heart.
People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back. And given what the United States Government and Western powers have done to the third world, I feel that these countries should fight back.
People have a right to violence, to rebel, to fight back.
So, transform yourself firstвЂ¦ Because you are young and have dreams and want to do something meaningful, that in itself, makes you our future and our hope. Keep expanding your horizon, decolonize your mind, and cross borders.
I didn’t wake up and decide to become an activist. But you couldn’t help notice the inequities, the injustices. It was all around you.
The United States of America is a nation where people are not united because of those three glaring frailties: racism, injustices and inequities.
I tell you, in this country, you don’t get much of an education. Throughout high school, through junior college, which is all I went, I didn’t know anything about the annihilation of all the Indian nations that were here.
I don’t think there will ever be a time when people will stop wanting to bring about change.
Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.
When you’re in a black group, you have to keep in mind you’re not black. You just have to be sensitive. We have to be appreciative that the black nationalist struggle is a nationalist struggle.
I lived in San Pedro, California, which is, you know, on the west side of California, and it’s where many, many Japanese lived.
The movement is contagious, and the people in it are the ones who pass on the spirit.
We are all part of one another.
Remember that consciousness is power. Tomorrow’s world is yours to build.