Resistance! Resistance! No oppressed people have ever secured their liberty without resistance!

— Henry Highland Garnet

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Neither god, nor angels, or just men, command you to suffer for a single moment.

Therefore it is your solemn and imperative duty to use every means, both moral, intellectual, and physical that promises success.


You had better all die - die immediately, than live as slaves and entail your wretchedness upon your posterity.


The humblest peasant is as free in the sight of God as the proudest monarch that ever swayed a sceptre. Liberty is a spirit sent from God and like its great Author is no respecter of persons.


Think of the undying glory that hangs around the ancient name of Africa and forget not that you are native-born American citizens, and as such, you are justly entitled to all the rights that are granted to the freest.


In every man's mind the good seeds of liberty are planted, and he who brings his fellow down so low, as to make him contented with a condition of slavery, commits the highest crime against God and man.