|1648. Public life deteriorates due to class polarization, racial balkanization,
and especially a predatory market culture.|
Cornel West, 1954- Philosopher and Activist
|1649. There is scarcely a single fact more worthy of indelible record than the
utter inefficiency of human punishments to cure human evils.|
William S. Whipper, 1805-1885 Abolitionist
|1650. I believe I was born to help my people to be free.|
Muhammad Ali, 1942- Boxing champion
|1651. I wasn't concerned about the hardships because I always felt I was doing
what I had to do, what I wanted to do, and what I was destined to do.|
Katherine Dunham, 1910- Dancer
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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: 262.
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