African American Quotations

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46. Since science has not yet found a cure for adolescence, the best we can do is give the only real antidote for immaturity--experience.

Thomas Sowell, 1930- Economist

47. When you are in adversity for conscience's sake, you are not alone.

Peter J. Games, 1942- Minister

48. There will always be some curve balls in your life. Teach your children to thrive in that adversity.

Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, 1951- Photographer

49. Government may take race into account when it acts not to demean or insult any racial group, but to remedy any disadvantages cast on minorities by past racial prejudice.

William J. Brennan U.S. Supreme Court Justice

50. You have to distinguish between means and ends. What's important here is the end, diversity. Affirmative action is just one means to that end.

Albert Cornesale UCLA chancellor


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