Black Unity Quotes (1 quote)
I Am NOT Black, You are NOT White
20 Inspirational Black History Month Quotes
A new story will be shared every Wednesday, with additional posts shared throughout the month. Be sure to visit diverseelders. Our mistreatment was just not right, and I was tired of it. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
Du Bois. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. Supreme Court member. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.
During his childhood, he and his family experienced racism against African Americans, and moved to several different locations to escape it. As a young adult, Malcolm became involved with criminal activity, and he ended up serving a ten year prison term. While in jail, he sought to better himself and read extensively about philosophy and religion. He learned about the Black Muslims and eventually joined their movement. This led to other positions, and he became a spokesman for the Black Muslims who sought to separate the black race from others and use self defense as a way to achieve their goals. This contradicted the position of civil rights advocates of the time.