African American Quotations

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REFORM
1764. The pleas of crying soft and sparing never answered the purpose of a reform and never will.

David Ruggles, 1810-1849 Journalist and Abolitionist

1765. We have many reformers, few transformers.

Joan Toomer, 1894-1967 Novelist


RELATIONSHIPS
1766. There are roads out of the secret place within us along which we must all move as we go to touch others.

Romare Bearden, 1914-1988 Artist

1767. To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.

Angela Davis, 1944- Militant activist

1768. The person who seeks to change another person in a relationship basically sets the stage for a great deal of conflict.

Wesley Snipes, 1962- Actor

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