“'Money is Power' is probably the biggest thing that we are doing wrong right now, worshiping people just because they make a lot of money. You have cats, rappers included, who run for photo ops with Warren Buffett while Maya Angelou was alive and never ran for that photo op.
Like when Jay [Jay-Z] said, “I couldn’t help the poor if I was one of them.”
Thank God Harriet Tubman didn’t think that way.
Thank God Sojourner Truth didn’t think that way,
Malcolm didn’t think that way, Martin Luther King didn’t think that way, Assata Shakur didn’t think that way.”
- Saul Williams. Breakfast Club interview