This extensive collection of African American quotations is the first of its kind to be organized by subject area for ease of reference. More than 2,500 quotations from over 500 individuals are included, taken from points in history ranging from early American settlement to the present. The sources for these expressions of freedom, hope, survival, and strength include such notable figures as George Washington Carver, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Jesse Jackson, Mary McLeod Bethune, James Baldwin, Oprah Winfrey, and Alice Walker.
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