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Inspirational Quotes by African American Leaders

“We are not the makers of History. We are made by history” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” -Rosa Parks

” Don’t let anyone call you a minority if you’re Black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You’re not less than anybody else” – Gwendolyn Brooks

“The soul that is within me no man can degrade” -Fredrick Douglass

“We can say Peace on Earth. We can sing about it, preach about it or pray about it, but if we have not internalized the mythology to make it happened inside us, then it will not be” – Betty Shabana

“If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile traditions, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.” -Carter G. Woodson

“Usually when people are sad, they don’t do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.” -Malcolm X

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach” -Benjamin E. Mays

“Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation. -Coretta Scott King

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