There are a lot of ways an oppressed people can rise. One way to rise is to study, to be smarter than your oppressor. The concept of rising against oppression through physical contact is stupid and self-defeating. It exalts brawn over brain. And the most enduring contributions made to civilization have not been made by brawn, they have been made by brain.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Benjamin Hooks

Benjamin Lawson Hooks was an American civil rights leader.

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