Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans.
After spending all of his resources to create all of us, not just one or two people, but in millions and billions and yet, God cannot find a man who will stand for him
We do things because we want it, not because they’re good for us.
Does teacher spoil us??
Because I think that they spoil us, they say the answers and they want we to remember them.
And the geography of the thing–the geography of them–was completely and hopelessly wrong.
Why did I sign up for this?’
‘Because we grow by challenging ourselves.
The gospel that has been preached in our churches has not been fair to the African continent. It has left us in a beggarly state, waiting on God for things we could produce by and for ourselves
Some of us are so terribly broken.
The simple and terrifying reality, forbidden from discussion in America, was that despite spending $600 billion a year on the military, despite having the best fighting force the world had ever known, they were getting their asses kicked by illiterate peasants who made bombs out of manure and wood.
To be black in America is a wild and endless assault on the senses. You can spend every day fighting off your spiritual and intellectual extinction.