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44 Huey Freeman Quotes That Refuse to Hold Back the Revolutionary Flames

Dayna Remus
Nov 06, 2022
03:20 P.M.
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From social and racial issues to conspiracy theories, to life in general, the young Huey Freeman is not afraid to speak his mind. A budding revolutionary, whether you agree with this animated boy's views or not, it's difficult to stop listening to what he has to say. Read 44 of his most iconic one-liners below.

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Huey Freeman is one of the leading characters in the adult-aimed animated series, "The Boondocks." The fact that he is named after one of the co-founders of the Black Panther movement, Huey P. Newton says a lot about this character's personality.

Beyond the name, this 10-year-old boy is explicitly politicized as he defines himself as a revolutionary. Intellectual and with a curiosity for many in-depth subjects, Freeman always has something radical to say.

Voiced by Regina King, and although not everyone's cup of tea, Freeman remains an interesting character for anybody and everybody. Read the 44 quotes below to get a taste of this young boy's sharp tongue.

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Huey Freeman's quote: "What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet lose his soul?" | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet lose his soul?" | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman Quotes on Life and Existentialism

"Maybe there are forces in this universe we don't understand. But I still believe we make our own miracles." — Huey Freeman

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"Being the bigger man is overrated." — Huey Freeman

"Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, 'Your eyes can deceive you, don't trust them.' It seems to be getting harder. Distinguishing reality from the illusions people make for us, or the ones we make for ourselves." — Huey Freeman

"What makes your god any less made than his?" — Huey Freeman

"What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet lose his soul?" — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman’s quote: "Maybe there are forces in this universe we don't understand. But I still believe we make our own miracles."  | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman’s quote: "Maybe there are forces in this universe we don't understand. But I still believe we make our own miracles." | Image: AmoDays

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"You do what you can to help people, and they make you wonder... why you even bother..." — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman Quotes on Conspiracies

"Santa Clause is an Illuminati agent walking towards the New World Order." — Huey Freeman

"Excuse me. Everyone, I have a brief announcement to make. Jesus was black, Ronald Reagan was the devil, and the government is lying about 9-11. Thank you for your time, and good night." — Huey Freeman

"I mean, everything that we see is a false reality. It's like... Big Brother, The Matrix, whatever you wanna call it. While we're watching each other, they're watching us. All the time." — Huey Freeman

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"I'm tryin' to explain to you that Ronald Reagan was the devil. Ronald Wilson Reagan? Each of his names has six letters. 6-6-6? Man, doesn't that offend you?" — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman Quotes of His Sometimes-Edgy Humor

Huey Freeman’s quote: "Grandad, you can't tame white supremacist power structure with cheese." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman’s quote: "Grandad, you can't tame white supremacist power structure with cheese." | Image: AmoDays

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"Do spies usually introduce themselves to whoever they spy on? What spy school did you go to?" — Huey Freeman

"Don't look at Quincy Jones! Quincy Jones ain't gonna help you!" — Huey Freeman

"This is going to be the worse day of your life. I'm bringing nunchucks." — Huey Freeman

"You give the meanest white man a piece of cheese, and he turns into Mr. Rogers." — Huey Freeman

"Grandad, you can't tame white supremacist power structure with cheese." — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman's Social Commentary Quotes

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Huey Freeman's quote: "I want my people to be free! I will enlighten the masses! My voice will ring out across the globe and make a difference." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "I want my people to be free! I will enlighten the masses! My voice will ring out across the globe and make a difference." | Image: AmoDays

"Be completely, supremely, and unapologetically yourselves. Black people have nothing to prove — Least of all our humanity." — Huey Freeman

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"It's time to rise; it's time to walk the road of freedom; it's time to throw off the yoke of oppression, break free of the chains, and regain control of our destinies. It's time for revolution." — Huey Freeman

"The prison-industrial complex is a system situated at the intersection of government and private interests. It uses prisons as a solution to social, political, and economic problems. It includes human rights violations, the death penalty, slave labor, policing, courts, the media, political prisoners, and the elimination of dissent." — Huey Freeman

"I have no patience for white people trying to lecture us on how to respond to oppression in the comfort of their own privilege." — Huey Freeman

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"The ancestors already bought and paid for our crown; all we have to do is wear it." — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman's quote: "It's time to rise; it's time to walk the road of freedom; it's time to throw off the yoke of oppression, break free of the chains, and regain control of our destinies. It's time for revolution." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "It's time to rise; it's time to walk the road of freedom; it's time to throw off the yoke of oppression, break free of the chains, and regain control of our destinies. It's time for revolution." | Image: AmoDays

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"Martin Luther King Jr. Day, when America takes a brief moment to pretend it truly cares about integration, nonviolence and racial harmony." — Huey Freeman

"I want my people to be free! I will enlighten the masses! My voice will ring out across the globe and make a difference." — Huey Freeman

Emotional Huey Freeman Quotes

"[with tears in his eyes] Maybe I'm too young to know what the world is supposed to be... but it is not supposed to be this. It can't be this." — Huey Freeman

"But I was telling the truth!" — Huey Freeman

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"Vision? What do you know about my vision? My vision would turn your world upside down, tear asunder your illusions and send the sanctuary of your own ignorance crashing down around you. Now ask yourself: are you really ready to see that vision?" — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman's quote:  "[with tears in his eyes] Maybe I'm too young to know what the world is supposed to be... but it is not supposed to be this. It can't be this." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "[with tears in his eyes] Maybe I'm too young to know what the world is supposed to be... but it is not supposed to be this. It can't be this." | Image: AmoDays

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"Fun? Do I look like Charlie Brown?...Do I *look* like Charlie Brown? You know what? All of y'all are fired! Get out!" — Huey Freeman

"Did I stutter?" — Huey Freeman

"I did battle with ignorance today [and] ignorance won." — Huey Freeman

Fun Quotes of Huey Freeman Speaking with His Granddad

"Actually, Grandad, Christmas is a pagan holiday, and Jesus probably hates you for celebrating it." — Huey Freeman

"I don't ever want to go to the movies with you again. Not after what happened last time." — Huey Freeman

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Huey Freeman's quote: "Granddad, I do not sip tea with the enemy." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "Granddad, I do not sip tea with the enemy." | Image: AmoDays

"Sometimes, I think Granddad may be a bad influence." — Huey Freeman

"Granddad, that woman has got to go." — Huey Freeman

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"Bacon-wrapped chitlin-stuffed catfish? Granddad, you can't serve this kind of stuff to people! It will cause... death!" — Huey Freeman

"Granddad, have you asked yourself why a 20-year-old girl would want to go out with a man your age?" — Huey Freeman

"Granddad, I do not sip tea with the enemy." — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman's quote: "Sometimes, I think Granddad may be a bad influence." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "Sometimes, I think Granddad may be a bad influence." | Image: AmoDays

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"Robert Jebediah Freeman had sworn a lifetime intifada against the movie theater industry for exorbitant prices and poor customer services, which, interestingly enough, did not stop him from going to see movies." — Huey Freeman

"Game? What you know about the game, Granddad?" — Huey Freeman

"He means 'stereotypes.'" — Huey Freeman

Quotes of Huey Freeman's Ramblings

"I don't know, maybe that's part of the plan, to make me think I'm crazy… it's working." — Huey Freeman

"The truth is Christmas evolved from the Roman holiday Saturnalia, a winter festival where men gave gifts to each other." — Huey Freeman

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Huey Freeman's quote: "Jazmine, this is stupid. You're bein' exploited." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "Jazmine, this is stupid. You're bein' exploited." | Image: AmoDays

"Good. You don't want to go to the movies with him. He's crazy." — Huey Freeman

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"I don't want to go to the movie." — Huey Freeman

"To all the people of the earth I say with utmost sincerity... peace." — Huey Freeman

"Jazmine, this is stupid. You're bein' exploited." — Huey Freeman

Huey Freeman's quote: "Good. You don't want to go to the movies with him. He's crazy." | Image: AmoDays

Huey Freeman's quote: "Good. You don't want to go to the movies with him. He's crazy." | Image: AmoDays

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"The Boondocks" is an animated series that aired from 2005 until 2015 about African American brothers Huey and his younger sibling Riley. It focuses on their struggle with moving to an upper-class neighborhood to live with their grandfather, the two having originally hailed from Chicago.

The show used this setting to explore many controversial subjects, which sometimes came with negative backlash. Some episodes were banned on multiple platforms due to their alleged mishandling of sensitive subject matters.

Adult Swim content, in general, tends to push the boundaries. If you are interested in diving deeper into this mature and risqué world of animation, read these 46 "Rick & Morty" quotes.

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