|676. The "nuclear" irony of American history and the American social political and economic system is that the destiny of the enslaved and disadvantaged
Negro determines the destiny of the nation.|
Kenneth B. Clark, 1914- Social psychologist
|677. The Lord who told me to take care of my people meant me to do it just
as long as I live, and so I do what he told me.|
Harriet Tubman, 1820?-1913 Abolitionist
|678. [ Rosa Parks] sat down with dignity so that all black people could stand
up with pride.|
Michael Eric Dyson, 1958- Scholar and Writer
|679. Human dignity is more precious than prestige.|
Claude McKay, 1889-1948 Writer
|680. Ours is the truest dignity of man, the dignity of the undefeated.|
Ethel Waters, 1896?-1977 Singer and Actor
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Publication information: Book title: African American Quotations. Contributors: Richard Newman - Author. Publisher: Oryx Press. Place of publication: Phoenix. Publication year: 1998. Page number: 107.
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