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American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)
28 Powerful Quotes That Perfectly Capture The Spirit Of Black History
Although the month is not long enough to celebrate and appreciate all the great history Black people have contributed to the world. Here are twenty quotes celebrating Black History Month from some of the most influential Black men and women. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut. Martin Luther King, Jr. Taylor, journalist.
During his childhood, he and his family experienced racism against African Americans, and moved to several different locations to escape it. As a young adult, Malcolm became involved with criminal activity, and he ended up serving a ten year prison term. While in jail, he sought to better himself and read extensively about philosophy and religion. He learned about the Black Muslims and eventually joined their movement. This led to other positions, and he became a spokesman for the Black Muslims who sought to separate the black race from others and use self defense as a way to achieve their goals. This contradicted the position of civil rights advocates of the time. Malcolm X left the Black Muslims and began his own movement that sought to bring his cause more international attention.
From Muhammad Ali to Andrew Young
Happy Black History Month! In honor of this great month, here are 27 amazingly powerful quotes from eloquent black writers:. We all have to stand on the earth itself and go with her at her pace. It always leaves its thumbprints on you; sometimes it leaves them for others to see, sometimes for nobody but you to know of. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind.