"...I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land. And I'm happy, tonight. I'm not worried about anything. I'm not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord." Press Play!
"Look in your dictionary and see the synonyms of the word “black”. It’s always something degrading and low and sinister. Look at the word, “white”. It’s always something pure, high and clean. I want to get the language so right that everybody here will cry out, 'Yes I’m Black and I’m proud of it. I’m Black and I’m beautiful.'"