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Deacons for Defense (film) Quotes

Deacons for Defense is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . Deacons for Defense ended its run in 1970.

It features Robert Rehme as producer, and Michel Colombier as theme composer.

Deacons for Defense is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Deacons for Defense is 95 minutes long.

The cast includes: Forest Whitaker as Marcus Clay, Adam Weiner as All, Christopher Britton as William Chase, Ossie Davis as Rev. Gregory, Jonathan Silverman as Michael Deane, Adam Weiner as Charles Hillibrand, and Francis X. McCarthy as Christenberry.

Deacons for Defense Quotes

Ossie Davis as Rev. Gregory

  • (Ossie Davis) "I have been living in fear of the Klan all my life. Was bred in me as a child, and it made me less than a man. But all of that has changed because of you. You freed me, son. You woke up something in me, so don't you stop. Don't you dare stop. And tomorrow, I'm gonna be marching with you, and I'm gonna march every day to change what's happening down here. And there ain't gonna be no change in leadership. Ain't gonna be no steppin' down. Marcus is still in charge."

Jonathan Silverman as Michael Deane

  • (Sheriff) "Now the only reason you boys ain't hurtin' is because you got the same skin color as God. But this is a one-time pass. Remember what happened to those northern boys in Mississippi."
  • (Sheriff) "Y'all know which way to go."
  • (Jonathan Silverman) "Let's go."
  • (Adam Weiner) "What are you kidding me?"
  • (Adam Weiner) "They're not fooling around, Michael. They will kill us. Why are you willing to die for this? Do you hear me?"
  • (Jonathan Silverman) "Why, Charlie? Because our skin, is not the same color as God's."

Forest Whitaker as Marcus Clay

  • (Forest Whitaker) "We started with five men. Now look at us- larger, stronger."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Let me hear it."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Yes, sir."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Each squad stays within 100 yards of the other squad. Use your whistles. Don't start talkin' and bunchin' up with other squads. Use your eyes. See them before they see you. All right, let's go."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Never again."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Never again."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Till peace comes at last."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Till peace comes at last."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Deacons for defense."
  • (Forest Whitaker) "Go do it."
  • (Adam Weiner) "Yeah"

Christopher Britton as William Chase

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Francis X. McCarthy as Christenberry

  • (Francis X. McCarthy) "I'm looking at photos and films of Bogalusa, and all I see are Confederate flags. Is there not one American flag in the town of Bogalusa?"

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