No one learns to hate others by birth.. No one is born with discrimination against colours.. They learn it here… Let us not teach our coming generations the things that divide us but teach them things that unite us… Warm wishes to you on Juneteenth.
Won’t it be wonderful when Black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history. — Maya Angelou
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. – Abraham Lincoln.
Anytime anyone is enslaved, or in any way deprived of his liberty, if that person is a human being, as far as I am concerned he is justified to resort to whatever methods necessary to bring about his liberty again. — Malcolm X
Where annual elections end where slavery begins. – John Quincy Adams.
I knew then and I know now, when it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. — Claudette Colvin
We all require and want respect, man or woman, Black or white. It’s our basic human right. — Aretha Franklin
I find freedom sexy. I find freedom so sexy, I can’t even explain it to you. You wake up every day and feel like you can do anything. — Prince
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.- Coretta Scott King, human rights activist and leader
Every year we must remind successive generations that this event triggered a series of events that one by one defines the challenges and responsibilities of successive generations. That’s why we need this holiday. – Al Edwards