"When you cut facilities, slash jobs, abuse power, discriminate, drive people into deeper poverty and shoot people dead whilst refusing to provide answers or justice, the people will rise up and express their anger and frustration if you refuse to hear their cries. A riot is the language of the unheard."~ Martin Luther King, Jr ~
"But at the same time, it is as necessary for me to be as vigorous in condemning the conditions which cause persons to feel that they must engage in riotous activities as it is for me to condemn riots. I think America must see that riots do not develop out of thin air. Certain conditions continue to exist in our society which must be condemned as vigorously as we condemn riots. But in the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard."
- Nick D'Angelo: where's your source for this 'quote'? it seems to have been rewritten, because here's the actual quote:"But at the same time, it is as necessary for me to be as vigorous in condemning the conditions which cause persons to feel that the... (full quote, as above)
- [THEM]: Regardless of who read, copied, quoted it.....the words and message are spot on.
- Nick D'Angelo: But the only part of your quote that MLK actually said was "a riot is the language of the unheard". The rest is made up. If someone wants to make sh!t up they should put their own name to it...
- [THEM]: Listen Nick you little wanker.....I copy and pasted this from someone elses status because I agree with the message. If you want to obsess about who wrote the fuckin thing....do it somewhere else or say something constructive. I am in no mood to debate with the likes of you your petty bullshit....I have no idea who wrote it....I just agree with it.
- [someone else] u tell em heehee if he so obsessed by it he should write a book
- Nick D'Angelo: I'm stunned you think it's okay to attribute something to someone that didn't actually say what you say they said.
- [THEM]: maybe a little strong...but this is a passion provoking subject and if you don't have passion then what do you become? My mother used to say quote: " We're not here to fuck spiders!" · Like · 1 person
- [someone else] go mum
- [THEM]: Nick.....copy and paste it into google and scour through the 318 hits of the same quote.
"Thou shalt not tell falsehoods in the public square"~ Jesus Christ ~
"I have a dream! That one day man will not be judged by the color of his skin, but by the cut of his jib"~ Nelson Mandela ~