“We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind…” ~Marcus Garvey (source)
This was shortened a bit by Bob Marley for Redemption Song.
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…without losing any of the intend impact … which is a tribute to the sheer genius of Bob Marley ,.. because Marcus Garvey was certainly made of special stuff and it would take genius to bring his words to the masses…