“It begins with anger at the forces with the immediate power to affect your life… It grew into a determination to correct what is wrong with this, to make sure that it didn’t continue solely because no dared to stand up and speak out. It continued with the desire to make sure that my child would not have to endure the same kind of treatment. It was personal, but it became political. And it endures.”

Safiya Bukhari, “The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, and Fighting for Those Left Behind

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