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Americas

 Stanford University, 1967

“We find ourselves in in a new era of our struggle for genuine equality and its much more difficult because it’s much easier to integrate lunch counters than it is to eradicate slums. It’s easier to guarantee the right to vote than it is to create jobs or guarantee an annual income.”

“...And one day we must ask the question, Why are there forty million poor people in America? And when you begin to ask that question, you are raising questions about the economic system, about a broader distribution of wealth. When you ask that question, you begin to question the capitalistic economy. And I'm simply saying that more and more, we've got to begin to ask questions about the whole society... “