I don't wanna be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me. Years ago, we had the Church. That was only a way of saying we had each other. [CROWD CHEERING] But now, I don't know, it's a funny thing. I-- I'm, uh-- It put hate in your heart. MAN: The Knights of Columbus were real head-breakers, true guineas. They took over their piece of the city. Twenty years after an Irishman couldn't get a fucking job, we had the presidency-- May he rest in peace. That's what the niggers don't realize. If I got one thing against the black chappies, it's this. No one gives it to you. You have to take it.
Frank is talking about how he doesn't want to be a product of his environment, he wants his environment to be a product of him.