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“There is no black man in this country who can live ‘simply as a man’. His blackness is ever present fact of this racist society, whether he recognises it or not. It is unlikely that this or the next generation will witness the time when race will no longer be relevant in the conduct of public affairs and in public policy decision-making. To realize this and to attempt to deal with it does not make one racist or overly preoccupied with race; it puts one in the forefront of a significant struggle.” – Black Power: The politics of liberation in America, Stokely Carmichael & Charles V. Hamilton