Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die life is a broken. Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me.
You dont have to teach people how to be human.
Famous Quotes From African Americans. You are growing into consciousness and my wish for you is that you feel no need to constrict yourself to make other people comfortable. For I am my mothers daughter and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart Mary McLeod Bethune. Famous African Americans Quotes.
Rather it is the fact that in relation to black Americans you lack moral authority. How black actors and artists gave me hope growing up during segregation 5. Arthur Ashe 1943-1993 quoted in Sports Illustrated July 1991.
In a world filled with hate we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger we must still dare to comfort. Louis Satchmo Armstrong 1900-1971 reply when asked what jazz is.
African-americans being-yourself blacks growing-up race-relations racism self. Henry Louis Gates Jr. And in a world filled with distrust we must still dare to believe.
The achievements of African Americans have contributed to our nations greatness Yvette Clarke. Its not something that you get up in the morning and say my God I feel guilty about what happened to black Americans. The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice idowu koyenikan. Maya Angelou 1928- Still I rise And Still I Rise 1978 Man if you gotta ask youll never know. 40-Thought Provoking Quotes by Famous African Americans I am what time circumstance history have made of me certainly but I am also much more than.
217 quotes have been tagged as african-american. I am what time circumstance history have made of me certainly but I am also much more than that. A master and a slave Nikki Giovanni.
Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can. So white guilt is not a guilt of conscience. Quotes tagged as african-americans Showing 1-30 of 468.
Our mistreatment was just not right and I was tired of it. If you dont like something change it. Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave I am the dream and the hope of the slave.
Forgiveness Nelson Mandela Quotes Education From African American Leaders Quotes Top 7 Famous Black History Month Quotes About Education Image Quotes At Top 45 Nelson Mandela Quotes To Inspire You To Believe Did Harriet Tubman Say I Freed A Thousand Slaves 25 Powerful Quotes To Celebrate Black History Month Quotes About Zambia 20 Quotes. We are all the same in this notion. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If I didnt define myself for myself I would be crunched into other peoples fantasies for me and eaten alive. 15 Motivational Quotes from Black Leaders That Inspire Courage by Elizabeth Street Inspiration Since this country began more than 240 years ago people of color have had to fight for justice and equal rights. Education is our passport to the future for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
40-Thought Provoking Quotes by Famous African Americans. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are enough to ensure we have all of the opportunities of the American dream and we will show it to each other through our actions and through our words and through our deeds More from.
I rise Maya Angelou. We are all the same in this. Therere two people in the world that are not likable.
Thurgood Marshall first African American on the US. So are we all. Check out these inspiring quotes from famous black women whove made it through their struggles and came out the other side stronger and more empowered.
Commemorate and reflect on remarkable African American trailblazers with these Black History Month quotes. In a world filled with despair we must still dare to dream. You just have to teach them how to stop being inhuman.
All great achievements require time. From civil rights activist like Martin Luther King Jr Harriet Tubman Malcolm X to Maya Angelou. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.
Also known as African American History Month the event grew out of Negro History Week the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. As a tribute to Black History Month and this years theme Civil Rights in America we have pulled together quotes from various prominent African American older adults to motivate you and to help guide your life. May these Black History Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.
We must never forget that Black History is American History.