African American Quotations

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SATISFACTION
SeeSelf-Realization
SCHOOLS
SeeEducation
SEGREGATION
See alsoRacism
1843. Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the base of race, even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal educational opportunities? We believe that it does.

Anonymous Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka May 17, 1954

1844. Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company?

Zora Neale Hurston, 1891-1960 Writer and Folklorist

1845. Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.

Coretta Scott King, 1927- Civil rights activist

1846. Weren't no sign that said black or white; it was an imagination line.

E.D. Nixon, 1899?-1987 Civil rights activist

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