During Black History Month and all year long, let's remember some inspiring quotes delivered by prominent figures, celebrities and authors.
1. “Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise.” –Maya Angelou
2. “Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.” –Unknown
3. “In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.” –Toni Morrison
4. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” –Martin Luther King Jr.
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