silence the noise

[Wise Words] - Fred Hampton

by J D July 10, 2020

[Wise Words] - Fred Hampton

 

With all of the chaos and division that is seemingly eroding our country and planet, it is easy to get caught in the finger pointing, name calling, and (let's be honest) outright hate. And while we argue and judge from our screens, the true vision and mission towards progress generally becomes skewed and our actions and thoughts become more misguided. But the constant and eye-popping distractions are not here by accident, they are a tool to divide and create angst amongst us. To create enemies and divide people who otherwise would have the same objective, which is likely peace, security, and happiness in this land. 

 

“We've got to face the fact that some people say you fight fire best with fire, but we say you put fire out best with water. We say you don't fight racism with racism. We're gonna fight racism with solidarity.”
― Fred Hampton

 

So in order to create a peaceful world, we must first create peace within ourselves and in our communities. And while the fight must continue, we can only be as successful as the support and solidarity that we offer each other. For a nation of lost people will not find their way using the same tactics that have lead to the current situation. We must communicate and come together. For the true enemy, if we must have one, are the powers that be who have made it their mission to dismantle any uprising and outcries from the people, for they know that there is a revolutionary strength in numbers.

 

In seeking solidarity, we find unity; and in working together, we find harmony. For this is not about tearing down, but about building up. 

 Fred Hampton Boston Rally(images from a boston rally after the murder of Fred Hampton by the FBI in 1970)

fred hampton rally boston

 

Stay Blessed, Stay Together, & Keep the Vibes Alive. 

 

-john




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