Inspirations – Wed., Feb. 7, 2018

One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.

Barbara Jordan
Lawyer, Educator, Civil Rights Activist
Former U.S. Congressional Representative from Texas
Flashback: https://youtu.be/sKfFJc37jjQ

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Inspirations – Mon., Jan. 15, 2018

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inspirations – Thur., April 27, 2017

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

Arthur Ashe
Was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player.
Winner of three Grand Slam titles.
1st black player selected to the United States Davis Cup team.
Source: Wikipedia

Inspirations – Mon., April 24, 2017

Education should never be denied to anyone nor should teachers ever abuse the trust of their pupils and their parents. An effective education is liberating and opens the doors to opportunities and life altering experiences.

James “Jay” Rogers, Jr.
1st African-American named National Teacher of the Year (1972)

Source: https://www.museumofdurhamhistory.org/learn/history-groves/james-jay-marshall-rogers-jr/