|2229. Every black person who rises is subject to a greater degree of criticism
than any other segment of the population.|
Coleman Young, 1923?- Politician, Mayor of Detroit
|2230. To live is to suffer; to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.|
Roberta Flack, 1939- Singer
|2231. This is the cross that we must bear for the redemption of our people.|
Martin Luther King Jr., 1929-1968 Civil rights activist and Nobel laureate
|2232. I do not know which of our afflictions God intends that we overcome
and which he means for us to bear.|
Jean Toomer, 1894-1967 Novelist
|2233. Someone was hurt before you; wronged before you; hungry before you;
beaten before you; humiliated before you; raped before you; yet, someone
Maya Angelou, 1928- Novelist and Poet
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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: 353.
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