Whether you believe that your impact is large or small, your actions super-exciting or mundane, your contributions of great or of little importance; know that someone is learning from you, being inspired by you, and even emulating you. Be encouraged and challenged to be your very best.
Henry Ford – Author, Speaker, Consultant, Publisher of VISIONS Newsletter
The sharecropper may lower his eyes, but not because he’s less of a man. That’s just a condition of society that such things exist.
Ernest Gaines, African-American author whose works have been taught in college classrooms and translated into many languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian and Chinese. Four of his works have been made into television movies.
We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.
Carter G. Woodson – Historian
“To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.”
“There are no warlike people – just warlike leaders.”
Ralph Johnson Bunche
American political scientist, academic, and diplomat
1st African American Nobel Peace Prize Winner (1950)