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that in Mississippi, in Alabama, in Southwest Georgia, throughout this nation,
we gonna have it, and we gonna have it now. And it gonna be ours– are we gonna fight for it?
We're not gonna let someone hand something down to us, but we gonna stand up and fight for our God-given rights. [[cheering, clapping]]
We all said, we said it over and over again. We said it so clear in 1960 in a sit-in.
And we said it during the Freedom Rides through the state of Mississippi that we believe in nonviolence,
and we believe in a philosophy of love! That we believe that it is better to love than to hate.
At the same time, we must warn this nation, and warn the state of Mississippi, that our people are growin' tired and they're growin' restless!
And if they don't get their freedom now, if they don't get it by using a nonviolent means or method, then they will have to find some other method or means. [[cheering, clapping]]
All of us, none of us, can really escape the fact that we are involved in this revolution, and it is a serious revolution!
The fact that we are Black people, that we are oppressed, we cannot escape!
The maids, the janitor, the schoolteacher, the minister, the doctors, the lawyer! All of us are involved in this revolution and we must stay in it!
My friends, we must be willin', if–– if it be necessary, really, to turn Mississippi upside down!
To set it right side up for the cause of freedom and justice! We must be willin' to do that! [[cheering, clapping]]
We need–– we need more people in Mississippi like Bob Moses, more people that willin' to give their time and work in the state of Mississippi!
We need more people like Yale University student, Stanford, and hundreds of other people
that we cannot call their names tonight who're willin' to take a stand for the cause of justice and freedom.
This campaign is a symbol of a great revolution that must be complete. We have a mandate to complete this revolution