"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will."
"Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible."
George Washington Carver
"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man."
"The impulse to dream was slowly beaten out of me by experience. Now it surged up again and I hungered for books, new ways of looking and seeing."
"The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
"Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies."
"I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court."
"Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the chains on all of them; the chains on all of my people were the chains on me."
"I do not expect the white media to create positive Black male images."
Huey P. Newton
"The mere imparting of information is not education."
Carter G. Woodson
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."
"When people are determined, they can accomplish anything."