Monday, February 29, 2016
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Thursday, February 25, 2016
One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.
Lawyer, Educator, Civil Rights Activist
U.S. Congressional Representative from Texas, Civil Rights Activist
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Next to God we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth living.
Mary McLeod Bethune - 1875-1955
A leading educator and civil rights activist. She grew up in poverty, as one of 17 children born to former slaves.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Former NBA Player
Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame
Monday, February 15, 2016
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016
One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
Son of Jamaican Immigrants
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Former Secretary of State
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Monday, February 8, 2016
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.
Carter G. Woodson - Historian
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Monday, February 1, 2016
There will always be men struggling to change, and there will always be those who are controlled by the past.
Ernest J. Gaines
Ernest James Gaines is an African-American author whose works have been taught in college classrooms and translated into many languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian and Chinese. Four of his works have been made into television movies.