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? WHAT DO I DO? Accomplished African Americans who say good things.
Louis Armstrong - Musician “All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.” Trumpeteer, Musician, Composer.
Zora Neal Hurston Happiness is nothing but everyday living seen through a veil. Author, Anthropologist.
Arthur Ashe. Racism is not an excuse to not do the best you can. Athlete, Tennis Player, wimbleton winner, activist.
Barbara C. Jordan Lawyer, Educator, US Congresswoman. "We, the people." It is a very eloquent beginning. But when that document [the Preamble to the US Constitution] was completed on the seventeenth of September in 1787 I was not included in that "We, the people." I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, just left me out by mistake. But through the process of amendment, interpretation and court decision I have finally been included in "We, the people."
Jesse Jackson Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change. - Minister, Activist, Democratic Presiidential Nominee
Bill Cosby I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. American comedian, actor, author, television producer and activist
Michael Jordan You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Athlete, Basketball Player, Successfully Business Owner
Oprah Winfrey I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as someone who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. American television presenter, media mogul and philanthropist
Alvin Ailey I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work. Artist, Dancer, Choreographer, Theatre Founder
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