The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.

Steve Biko
Stephen Biko (1946-1977) South African civil rights activist
Speech, Cape Town Conference on Inter-Racial Studies (1971)

Reprinted in I Write What I like, "White Racism and Black Consciousness" (1978)
Added on 4-Jan-12 | Last updated 1-Mar-12
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