Mary McLeod Bethune

Cease to be a drudge, seek to be an artist.

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Frederick Douglass

We are free to say that in respect to political rights, we hold women to be justly entitled to all we claim for men.

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Benjamin L. Hooks

We’ve come a long way, but it’s like nibbling at the edge of darkness.

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Al Sharpton, Jr.

I’ve seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going, if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.

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Medgar Evers

You shouldn’t hate white people.  You shouldn’t hate anyone.  That’s no way to live.

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Alain Locke

Democracy itself is obstructed and stagnated to the extent that any of its channels are closed.

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Ruby Dee

The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within – strength, courage, dignity,

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Coretta Scott King

Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.

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Louis Armstrong

I didn’t wish for anything I couldn’t get, and I got pretty near everything I wanted.

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Jimi Hendrix

Technically, I am not a guitar player, all I play is truth and emotion.

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