Dr. Yosef Ben Jochannan
Dipped in chocolate bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My lord, she's a black woman
"Without you, African mother, there would have been no us--African fathers, sons, and daughters. Do we need to say any more African mothers, our own true goddesses! Let us praise you to the highest, telling the world about your righteousness. Let us tell the entire universe about your sacredness African woman.”
"Truth is a continuous examination, and Fact...always supersedes belief."
Dec 31 1918 - March 19 2015
April 5 2017 - April 12 2017
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I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
Isaiah T Montgomery
We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
The drums of Africa still beats in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro, boy or girl, without a chance to prove his worth
Mary McCleod Bethune
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong no matter who does it or say it.
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them poisoned.
There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
I've always believed that you can think positive just as well as you think negative
James A Baldwin
Paul L. Robeson
“You need a lot of different types of people to make the world better.”
God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created grenious we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
“Somebody must show that African American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen upon me to do so.”
Ida B. Wells
There is one thing you have got to learn about our movement. Three people are better than no people.
No one had ever heard of a Black woman Pilot in 1919. I refused to take no for an answer.
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change - it can not only move us, it makes us move.
The Liberals in the House strongly resembles liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, the excuse themselves.
You don't Make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas
History Tells a people where they must go and what they still must be
Dr. Henrik Clarke