In an interview, Brooks said that in his quest for justice, he is willing to die for this cause. He went on to say that "“The hunger strike will draw attention to this critical issue – and hopefully stir action and lead to justice.”
The sermon that has inspired Daryl Mikell Brooks
A sermon given by Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta in November, 1967. The title, "But if Not", comes from Daniel chapter 3, verse 18 in the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.