"If you are a dialectical materialist… Marx’s racism does not matter. You do not believe in the conclusions of one person, but in the validity of a mode of thought; and we in the Party, as dialectical materialists, recognize Karl Marx as one of the great contributors to that mode of thought. Whether or not Marx was a racist is irrelevant and immaterial to whether or not the system of thinking he helped develop delivers truths about processes in the material world."
— Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defense for the Black Panther Party
"Friends are allowed to make mistakes. The enemy is not allowed to make mistakes because his whole existence is a mistake, and we suffer from it."
Huey P. Newton
h/t to compa AA
"I am an extremist, a communist (not communistic, a communist), and I must be destroyed or I will join my comrades in the only communist party in this country, the Black Panther Party. I will give them my all, every dirty fight trick in the annals of war."
George Jackson, Blood in my Eye
"It is good only when it shows the oppressor hanging from a tree by his motherf—kin neck."
-Emory Douglas, Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, shares his opinion on landscape art.