You Can Go Down Your Own Path
Former Black Panther party member Kathleen Cleaver on the third option. Beyond revolt and submission, there is another path, the path of self-realization.
"W.E.B. Du Bois outlined the options you have when you are enslaved, which are essentially revolt or submission. But once you have emancipation, then you have another option, and that is what he called "self-realization," or "self-development."...You don't have to respond to your oppressor; you can go down your own path."
—Kathleen Cleaver, in Saving the Race: Conversations on Du Bois from a Collective Memoir of Souls